TITLE

The Limits of Romantic Allegory in Marie de France's Eliduc

AUTHOR(S)
Potkay, Monica Brzenzinski
PUB. DATE
January 1994
SOURCE
Medieval Perspectives;1994, Vol. 9, p135
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the limits of the romantic allegory in the poem "Eliduc" by Marie de France. It discusses the meaning and contextual thoughts of the literary work of Marie in her poem "lais" which signifies a conflicting relationship between earthly love and divine love. It states that the poem, which focuses on a man with two wives, resembles God's relationship with Synagoga and Ecclesia. It elaborates the in-depth meaning of "Eliduc" by focusing on the spirituality and selflessness of love and relationship.
ACCESSION #
55697230

 

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