Deadly letters: "Deus amanz," Marie's "Prologue" to the Lais and the dangerous nature of the gloss Journal Article uri icon



  • Lines 223-29 of "Deus amanz," one of the lais in Marie de France's "Lais," reinforces the Prologue as a metaphor for the "sowing" of the text and its subsequent spread and transmission through the gloss.

publication date

  • May 1, 1997

Date in CU Experts

  • September 30, 2013 1:20 AM

Full Author List

  • Cowell A

author count

  • 1

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International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0035-8118

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 337

end page

  • 356


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