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Of Aucassin and Nicolette

Of Aucassin and Nicolette

a translation in prose and verse from the Old French, together with Amabel and Amoris

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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in [Folcroft, Pa.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Laurence Housman, with drawings by Paul Woodroffe. Engraved on the wood by Clemence Housman.
ContributionsHousman, Laurence, 1865-1959, tr., Housman, Laurence, 1865-1959.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ1426.E5 H8 1974
The Physical Object
Pagination106 p.
Number of Pages106
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5052959M
ISBN 100841448523
LC Control Number74014762

  The Pilgrimage of Charlemagne and Aucassin and Nicolette. DOI link for The Pilgrimage of Charlemagne and Aucassin and Nicolette. The Pilgrimage of Charlemagne and Aucassin and Nicolette bookAuthor: Glyn S. Burgess, Anne Elizabeth Cobby. LibriVox recording of Aucassin and Nicolette, translated by Andrew Lang. Read by Leonard Wilson Aucassin and Nicolette is a medieval romance written in a combination of prose and verse called a “song-story.” Created probably in the early 13th century by an unknown French author, the work deals with the love between the son of a count and a Saracen slave girl who has been converted to.

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FINELY PRINTED MOSHER EDITION OF AUCASSIN AND NICOLETTE. LANG, Andrew. Aucassin and Nicolette. Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, Slim octavo, original white parchment wrappers, uncut and mostly unopened. $ Second Mosher edition of the anonymous 13th-century chante-fable, Andrew Lang’s translation.   Aucassin and Nicolette, as translated by Andrew Lang. Aucassin and Nicolette is from Old French, where it was written sometime in the ’s or ’s. No one knows who wrote it, or for whom, but it is one of the most, if not the most, beautiful story in all of medieval literature.


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This book tells the story of a French boy named Aucassin and a Saracen girl named Nicolette who fall in love despite their parents' wishes and, of course, go to great lengths to make it happen anyway.

"Aucassin et Nicolette" is the only example of a `chantefable'--or `sung story'--from the Middle Ages.4/5(6). Aucassin et Nicholette is a medieval French chantefable (sung story) probably from the 13th century.

Aucassin, a Christian count's son, and Nicolette, a Saracen slave girl, desperately want to marry, but the count forbids it and imprisons the lovers, who eventually escape/5. This book tells the story of a French boy named Aucassin and a Saracen girl named Nicolette who fall in love despite their parents wishes and, of course, go to great lengths to make it happen anyway.

Aucassin et Nicolette is the only example of a chantefableor sung storyfrom the Middle Ages/5. Aucassin and Nicolette is one of the most, if not the most, beautiful love stories ever written. One may search the literature of the world and find no other romance of chivalry, no thousand-page novel, no short story, perhaps even no fairy tale that 5/5(2).

Aucassin and Nicolette is a medieval romance written in a combination of prose and verse called a “song-story.” Created probably in the early 13th century by an unknown French author, the work deals with the love between the son of a count and a Saracen slave girl who has been converted to Christianity and adopted by a viscount.

Aucassin's speech that he would prefer hell to heaven because hell's inmates are likely to be more entertaining is a play on Saints Lives. Even the names are at odds, "Aucassin" (al-Kassim?) sounds more Saracen than the very Christian "Nicolette". [1]. A comic masterpiece of medieval French literature, Aucassin and Nicolette is categorized by its anonymous author as a “chantefable,” or “song-story,” and is the only known work of this kind.

This edition includes the thirteenth-century French text and a modern English translation on facing pages. Since the publication of this book inthe story of Aucassin and Nicolette has had an ever-growing train of admirers both in England and America, and various translations have appeared on both sides of the Atlantic.

It has also been translated into several other European languages, besides versions in. Book Description: A comic masterpiece of medieval French literature,Aucassin and Nicoletteis categorized by its anonymous author as a "chantefable," or "song-story," and is the only known work of this edition includes the thirteenth-century French text and a.

Aucassin et Nicolette, early 13th-century French chantefable (a story told in alternating sections of verse and prose, the former sung, the latter recited).

Aucassin, “endowed with all good qualities,” is the son of the Count of Beaucaire and falls in love with Nicolette, a captive Saracen turned Christian.

The lovers are imprisoned but manage to escape and, after many vicissitudes. Aucassin et Nicolette. Aucassin and Nicolette. New York, Barse & Hopkins [date of publication not identified] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Lang.

Find more information about: OCLC Number: Notes: Title-page within ornamental border. OCLC Number: Description: [8], pages, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates: illustrations, frontispiece ; 19 cm: Contents: Of Aucassin and Nicolette --The.

Aucassin et Nicolette (12th or 13th century) is an anonymous medieval French chantefable, or combination of prose and verse (literally, a "sung story," similar to a prosimetrum). The story begins with a song which serves as prologue; and then prose takes up the narrative.

Complete summary of Aucassin and Nicolette. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Aucassin and Nicolette. Nicolette (nee-koh-LEHT), Aucassin’s lover.

After the lovers are separated by the Saracens, she reaches Carthage and there learns that she is the daughter of the King of Carthage. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Of Aucassin and Nicolette Hardcover Book. A Translation in Prose and Verse from the Old French Together with Amabel and Amoris. By Laurence Housman. With Drawings by Paul Woodroffe Engraved on the Wood by Clemence Housman.

Comes with Original Slipcase. Published by Lincoln Mac Veagh- The Dial Rating: % positive. Aucassin was of Beaucaire, Of the mighty castle there, But his heart was ever set On his fair friend, Nicolette.

Small he heeds his fatherÕs blame, Or the harsh words of his dame. ÒFool, to weep the livelong day, Nicolette trips light and gay. Aucassin and Nicolete Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

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This edition includes the thirteenth-century French text and a modern English translation on facing : Robert S. Sturges. Aucassin, son of Count Garin, of Beaucaire, loved so well fair Nicolette, the captive girl from an unknown land, that he would never be dubbed knight, nor follow tourneys; nor even fight against his father's mortal foe, Count Bougars de Valence.Aucassin and Nicolette.

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Warren Count of.Aucassin & Nicolette is medieval French 'chantefable' or 'sung story' being a mixture of prose and verse. The major characters are Garin, Count of Beaucaire, his son Aucassin, and Nicolette, a Saracen slave girl. Aucassin and Nicolette desperately want to marry, but Garin forbids it and imprisons the lovers, though they both eventually escape.