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This bilingual edition, a parallel text in Old French and English, is based on a reexamination of the Old French manuscript, and makes Silence available to specialists and students in various fields of literature and women's studies.

     The Roman de Silence, an Arthurian romance of the thirteenth century, tells of a girl raised as a boy, equally accomplished as a minstrel and knight, whose final task, the capture of Merlin, leads to her unmasking.

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This bilingual edition, a parallel text in Old French and English, is based on a reexamination of the Old French manuscript, and makes Silence available to specialists and students in various fields of literature and women's studies. 

    

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Sarah Roche-Mahdi lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and is an editor/translator, long-time rights activist, scholar, and writer.

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ISBN:
9780870135439
Author:
Roche-mahdi, Sarah
Publisher:
Michigan State University Press
Author:
Roche-Mahdi, Sarah
Subject:
Romance - Historical
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
19990831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
343
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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This bilingual edition, a parallel text in Old French and English, is based on a reexamination of the Old French manuscript, and makes Silence available to specialists and students in various fields of literature and women's studies. 

    

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