By Deborah McGrady, Jennifer Bain, Jeanette Patterson
Supplying the 1st entire learn of Guillaume de Machaut's big corpus of textual content and tune, the 18 essays during this assortment discover the author's engagement with the moral, political, and aesthetic issues of his time. construction on interdisciplinary curiosity in Machaut, this assortment broadens dialogue of his paintings by way of exploring overlapping pursuits in his poetry and song; addressing lesser-studied writings; supplying clean views on lyric, authorial voice, and function; and interesting extra significantly along with his reception via medieval bookmakers, glossy editors, and the tune undefined. the result's a promising map for destiny study within the box that might be of curiosity to scholars and experts alike.
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The final section broadly treats issues of reception, both in terms of Machaut’s use of received traditions and in terms of his subsequent treatment by later audiences. Barbara K. Altmann revisits Machaut’s troubled lyric legacy, first considering his own engagement with the established formes fixes both in practice and then in his theoretical treatment of his corpus in the Prologue to his collected works, before turning to his modern reception as exhibited in various 20th-century poetic anthologies.
Pour ce t’ameinne ici en pourveance, Pour toy donner matere a ce parfaire, Mes trois enfans en douce contenance Told you that she wanted to create you separately to make new poetry out of my subject matter. This is why I bring to you here, in order to help, my three gentle-mannered children, to give you material to accomplish this task, Prologue 3, lines 5–9. Anaphoric repetition foregrounds the purpose and function of the poetic I at the behest of his commissioning authorities. 20 However, it is important to resist 20 Prologue 1, line 19.
Here, Machaut asserts that, in order to be truthful, one must explore possible intersections between abstract truth and personal sincerity (lines 387–400). In fact, in this poem, the poet interiorizes the duplicity of Fortune. For example, in the Garden of Hesdin, which evokes the locus amoenus of fin’amors, the poet recognizes his dual disposition coming from Fortune, as part of the human love experience: Las! Dolens! ] Qu’ai je dit ? Ensois me sera Contraire, espoir; 9 Guillaume de Machaut, Œuvres, ed.
A companion to Guillaume de Machaut by Deborah McGrady, Jennifer Bain, Jeanette Patterson