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FR434 Further Reading

Please note that this is a representative sample of the available secondary material.

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Amer, Sahar, Ésope au féminin. Marie de France et la politique de l’interculturalité, Faux titre, 169 (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1999)

------------, ‘Marie de France Rewrites Genesis: The Image of Woman in Marie de France’s Fables’, Neophilologus, 81 (1997), 489-499

Baker, Craig, ‘De la paternité de la Version longue du Bestiaire, attribuée à Pierre de Beauvais’, in Bestiaires médiévaux. Nouvelles perspectives sur les manuscrits et les traditions textuelles. Communications présentées au XVe colloque de la Société internationale renardienne (Louvain-la-Neuve, 19-22.08.2003), ed. Baudouin Van den Abeele (Louvain-la-Neuve: Publications de l'Institut d'études médiévales de l'Université catholique de Louvain, 2005) pp. 1-29

------------, ‘Retour sur la filiation des bestiaires de Richard de Fournival et du pseudo-Pierre de Beauvais’, Romania, 127:1-2 (2009), 58-85

Beer, Jeanette, ‘The new naturalism of Le Bestiaire d'Amours’, Reinardus, 1 (1988), 16-21

------------, ‘Richard de Fournival's anonymous lady: the character of the response to the Bestiaire d'amour’, Romance Philology, 42:3 (1988-1989), 267-273

------------, ‘Le bestiaire d'amour en vers’, in Medieval Translators and Their Craft, ed. Jeanette Beer (Kalamazoo: Medieval Institute Publications, 1989), pp. 285-296

------------, ‘Woman, authority and the book in the Middle Ages’, in Women, the Book and the Worldly: Selected Proceedings of the St Hilda's Conference, 1993, Volume II, ed. Lesley Smith and Jane H. M. Taylor (Cambridge: Brewer, 1995), pp. 61-69

------------, trans., Master Richard’s ‘Bestiary of Love’ and Response (Berkley: University of California Press, 1986)

Berlioz, Jacques and Marie Anne Polo de Beaulieu, eds., L’Animal exemplaire au Moyen Âge V-XVe siècles (Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 1999)

Bianciotto, Gabriel, trans., Bestiaires du Moyen Age (Paris: Stock/Moyen Age, 3rd edn. 1995)

------------, ‘Sur le Bestiaire d'amour de Richard de Fournival’, in Épopée, fable, fabliau. Actes du IVe Colloque de la Société internationale renardienne, Évreux, 7-11 septembre 1981, ed. G. Bianciotto and M. Salvat (Paris: PUF, 1984), pp. 107-119

Bloch, R. Howard, The Anonymous Marie de France (Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2003)

Braeger, P., ‘Richard's Bestiaire d'amour: the text and the pictures in ms. Douce 308’, Ball State University Forum, 29:1 (1988), 21-34

Burns, E. Jane and Peggy McCracken, eds, From Beasts to Souls: Gender and Embodiment in Medieval Europe (Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 2013)

Calarco, Matthew, Zoographies: The Question of the Animal from Heidegger to Derrida (New York: Columbia UP, 2008)

Cohen, Jeffrey Jerome, ‘Inventing with Animals in the Middle Ages’, in Engaging with Nature: Essays on the Natural World in Medieval and Early Modern Europe, ed. Barbara A. Hanawalt and Lisa J. Kiser (Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 2008), pp. 39-62

Crane, Susan, Animal Encounters: Contacts and Concepts in Medieval Britain (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013)

Foulet, Lucien, Le Roman de Renard (1914; Geneva: Slatkine, repr. 1968)

Gaunt, Simon and Kay, Sarah, eds., The Troubadours: An Introduction (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999)

Gravdal, Kathryn, Ravishing Maidens: Writing Rape in Medieval French Literature and Law (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1991)

Hassig, Debra, Medieval Bestiaries: Text, Image, Ideology (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995)

------------, ed., The Mark of the Beast: the Medieval Bestiary in Art, Life, and Literature (New York: Routledge, 2013)

Heck, Christian and Rémy Cordonnier, The Grand Medieval Bestiary: Animals in Illuminated Manuscripts (New York/London: Abbeville Press, 2012)

Huot, Sylvia, From Song to Book. The Poetics of Writing in Old French Lyric and Lyrical Narrative Poetry (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1987)

Jambeck, Karen K., ‘The Fables of Marie de France: A Mirror of Princes’, in In Quest of Marie de France: A Twelfth-Century Poet, ed. C. A. Maréchal (Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press, 1992), pp. 59-106

Kay, Sarah, ‘Surface and Symptom on a Bestiary Page: Orifices on Folios 61v-62r of Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum MS 20’, Exemplaria 26.2-3 (2014), 127-47

------------, ‘As in heart, so in mouth’: Translating the Scandal of Wolfish Desire from Fables to Peire Vidal’, French Studies, 69.1 (2015), 1-13

Kinoshita, Sharon and Peggy McCracken, Marie de France: A Critical Companion (Woodbridge: Boydell and Brewer, 2012)

Lucken, Christopher, ‘Richard de Fournival, ou le clerc de l'amour’, Le clerc au Moyen Âge, Senefiance, 37 (1995), 401-415

------------, ‘Les manuscrits du Bestiaire d'Amours de Richard de Fournival’, in Le recueil au Moyen Âge. Le Moyen Âge central, ed. Yasmina Foehr-Janssens and Olivier Collet (Turnhout : Brepols, 2010), pp. 113-138

McCracken, Peggy and Karl Steel, eds., The Animal Turn, special edition of Postmedieval: A Journal of Medieval Cultural Studies, 2:1 (2011)

McCulloch, Florence, Medieval Latin and French Bestiaries, Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures, 33, 2nd edn. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1962)

Muratova, Xenia, ‘Un nouveau manuscrit du Bestiaire d'amours de Richard de Fournival’, in Bestiaires médiévaux. Nouvelles perspectives sur les manuscrits et les traditions textuelles. Communications présentées au XVe colloque de la Société internationale renardienne (Louvain-la-Neuve, 19-22.08.2003), ed. Baudouin Van den Abeele (Louvain-la-Neuve: Publications de l'Institut d'études médiévales de l'Université catholique de Louvain, 2005), pp. 265-281

Pastoureau, Michel, Bestiaires du Moyen Âge (Paris: Seuil, 2011)

Pillet, Alfred and Henry Carstens, eds., Bibliographie der Troubadours (Halle, 1933, repr. New York: B. Franklin, 1968)

Resl, Brigitte, ed., A Cultural History of Animals in the Medieval Age, vol 2 (Oxford and New York: Berg, 2007)

Salisbury, Joyce E., The Beast Within: Animals in the Middle Ages (New York and London: Routledge, 1994)

Scheidegger, Jean R., Le Roman de Renart ou le texte de la dérision (Geneva: Droz, 1989)

Segre, Cesare, ‘Questions de méthode: à propos du Bestiaire d'amours’, Romance Philology, 15 (1961-1962), 124-129

Simpson, James R., Animal Body, Literary Corpus: The Old French Roman de Renart (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1996)

Solterer, Helen, ‘Letter writing and picture reading: medieval textuality and the Bestiaire d'amour’, Word and Image, 5 (1989), 131-147

------------, ‘Seeing, hearing, tasting woman: medieval senses of reading’, Comparative Literature, 46:2 (1994), 129-145

Spiegel, Harriet, ‘The Woman’s Voice in the Fables of Marie de France’, in In Quest of Marie de France: A Twelfth-Century Poet, ed. C. A. Maréchal (Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press, 1992), pp. 45-58

Steel, Karl, How to Make a Human: Animals and Violence in the Middle Ages (Columbus: The Ohio State University Press, 2011)

Sunderland, Luke, Old French Narrative Cycles: Heroism Between Ethics and Morality (Woodbridge: Boydell and Brewer, 2010)

Zucker, Arnaud, ed. and trans., Physiologos. Le bestiaire des bestiaires. Texte traduit du grec, établi et commenté par Arnaud Zucker (Grenoble: Éditions Jérôme Million, 2004)