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Author Haidu, Peter, 1931-
Title The subject medieval/modern : text and governance in the Middle Ages / Peter Haidu.
Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2004.

Author Haidu, Peter, 1931-
Series Figurae
Figurae (Stanford, Calif.)
Subject French literature -- To 1500 -- History and criticism.
Literature and society -- France.
Politics and literature -- France.
Subjectivity in literature.
State, The, in literature.
France -- History -- Medieval period, 987-1515.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 446 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. I Before the State -- 1. Peace Movement: A Crisis in Ideology -- 2. War, Peasant Revolt, and the Saint Alexis -- 3. Epic and the King's Peace: The Song of Roland and Louis' Coronation -- 4. Love-Lyric as Political Technology -- 5. Chretien de Troyes: The Perspectival Novel -- 6. "Marie de France": The Postcolonial lais -- 7. Raoul de Cambrai: Haunting Violence -- pt. II Governance -- 8. Representation in State Governance I: Literacy -- 9. Representation in State Governance II: Agency -- pt. III In State -- 10. Problematizing the Subject: Rose I -- 11. Problematizing Identity: Silence -- 12. Subject and Community: Adam's "Conges" -- 13. Subject on the Subject: Philippe de Beaumanoir -- 14. Ideologies of Subjectivity: Christine de Pizan and Alain Chartier -- 15. "Love for Sale": Francois Villon's Textament of Solidarity -- Conclusion: The Medieval Crucible.
Summary This work presents a thorough historicist account of the development of subjectivity in the medieval period, as traced in medieval literature and historical documentation.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 1417519428 (electronic bk.)
9781417519422 (electronic bk.)
0804747431 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780804747431 (cloth ; alk. paper)
080474744X (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780804747448 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 56114555
Additional Format Print version: Haidu, Peter, 1931- Subject medieval/modern. Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2004 0804747431 080474744X (DLC) 2003020557 (OCoLC)53084057