Other Medieval French Narratives

This page presents other medieval French narrative forms and works, both in verse and in prose, which are not covered in our pages devoted to

Its over 130 links, leading to scores of different stories, include short narrative forms (fabliaux, fables, lays, contes, courtly tales, etc.). Some are satirical works with component episodic "branches", some are prose, while one, labeled "chante-fable", is intermittent prose and verse. Some lend themselves well to musical theater performance. Major categories are determined by numbers of links.


CRITICAL LITERATURE

Gallica thematic essays

3. La nouvelle courtoise
le lai (YAHOO! Encyclopédie)

AUCASSIN ET NICOLETTE



THE FABLIAU

About the fabliaux

Fabliaux Texts and Translations


MARIE DE FRANCE

About Marie de France

Texts of Lais and Fables

THE PROSE NARRATIVE

LE ROMAN DE FAUVEL



LE ROMAN DE RENART



Le CHIENNET - Study of a 14th Century French Manuscript - La Châtelaine de Vergi (Madeline Padgett )
La Chastelaine de Vergi: D'UNE POETIQUE DU SECRET AU SECRET DE LA POESIE
Catherine M. Bothe, "La Chastelaine de Vergi: D'UNE POETIQUE DU SECRET AU SECRET DE LA POESIE"



DURAND (ou DURANS) DE DOUAI, "Les trois Boçus Meneterels" (conte)



Three Old French Narrative Lays: Trot, Lecheor, Nabaret (ed. & tr. Glyn S. Burgess & Leslie C. Brook)



L'effet de miroir dans le Lai de l'Ombre
Jean Renart, Le Lai de l'ombre (vv. 88-143)
Barry O'Neil, "Love Tokens in the Lai de l'Ombre"



Le lai de Mélion - Texte inédit du Moyen-âge



Pyrame et Thisbé (sommaire en français moderne)



Romance (XII Siècle): "Bele Doette as fenestres se siet"



Three Old French Narrative Lays: Trot, Lecheor, Nabaret (ed. & tr. Glyn S. Burgess & Leslie C. Brook)


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