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The Battlefield Taunt: Violence and Humor in the Chansons de Geste

The Battlefield Taunt: Violence and Humor in the Chansons de Geste

By Gerald Herman

Annuale mediaevale, Vol. 13 (1972)

Synopsis: Examines verbal exchanges and taunts given during battle in French Chansons de Geste, such as the Song of Roland, Gormot et Isembart, Le Chavalerie de Ogier and other medieval works.

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