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Vulnus Amoris: The Transformations of "Love's Wound" in Medieval Romance Literatures (Hardcover)

Vulnus Amoris: The Transformations of
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The concept of love's wound has haunted European culture for centuries. This book investigates this fundamental concept in Medieval French, Occitan, and Italian literature - with the purpose of tracing its transformation through a selection of medieval literary masterpieces, sacred and profane. The imagery of love's wound is analysed with multiple approaches, considering also representations of the theme in manuscript illuminations.

About the Author


Gaia Gubbini, LMU University of Munich, Germany.


Product Details
ISBN: 9783110721645
ISBN-10: 3110721643
Publisher: de Gruyter
Publication Date: December 31st, 2023
Pages: 213
Language: English