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By Norman Araujo (auth.), Normand R. Cartier (eds.)

ISBN-10: 9401198225

ISBN-13: 9789401198226

ISBN-10: 9401198241

ISBN-13: 9789401198240

This ebook is gifted to students with a large curiosity in sleek languages and literatures. It comprises articles written in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. the themes rangein time from the center a long time to our day; geographically, from Europe and Africa to Latin the US; in substance, from literary research to the research of manuscripts, stylistics, and using acronyms. The authors got entire freedom to write down papers on topics in their selection, of their respective fields of specialization. The indis­ therapy, and a pensable constituents have been originality of fabric or real contribution to wisdom within the normal sector of contemporary languages and literatures. whereas accountability for content material rests with person authors, we deeply relish the counsels of knowledge and event given by way of seasoned­ fessor Nicolae Iliescu of Harvard college; Professor Rene J asinski, emeritus, of Harvard; Professor Luis A. Murillo, of the collage of California at Berkeley; Professor Erich Von Richthofen, of the Uni­ versity of Toronto. those extraordinary students, with their ordinary kindness, interrupted their very own paintings to learn portians of the manuscript of specific curiosity to them. To the management of Boston collage, we recognize a debt of gratitude for the generaus subsidy which inspired this exertions of affection between colleagues and helped to convey the venture to a profitable, revealed completion.

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La Sagesse de Roland 45 III Halt sunt 1i pui e li val tenebrus, Les roches bises, les destreiz merveillus. Le jur passerent Franceis a grant dulur; De XV liues en ot hom la rimur. (8r4-8r7) L'armee des chretiens traverse les Pyrenees en toute surete. Roland a tenu sa promesse, et l'arriere-garde a fait son devoir. Mais voici que ces vingt mille Francs d'elite se trouvent bloques au fond de la vallee de Roncevaux par cent mille paiens qui deferlent des hauteurs environnantes. Que faire? Relisons le dialogue qui met aux prises Roland et Olivier, et qui a inspire les detracteurs du heros.

Rolands desmesure wird tragische Schuld, weil sie zum Untergang der ganzen ihm anvertrauten Nachhut führt .... "12 Enfin, s'il faut en croire Jenkins, heritier de la theorie de Tavernier, Turold aurait modele son Roland sur Bohemond, heros normand de la premiere croisade, mais chef de guerre "irrequietus" selon Baudry de Dol, violent, orgueilleux, et imprudent jusqu'a se laisser tomber entre les mains des Turcs. L'auteur de la Chanson de Roland aurait clone voulu avertir Bohemond qu'il mettait en danger la cause de l'Eglise par sa conduite, et que mieux valait suivre le salutaire exemple d'Olivier_l3 Pauvre Roland!

He totally lacks the Christian grace of mesure; on the contrary, he invites divine retribution for his display of desmesure," declare le professeur Owen, de la lointaine Amerique; et i1 ajoute: "We can understand and sympathize with the practical Oliver. " 9 Le professeur Jones, s'ecarte de l'interpretation chretienne de la Chansonde Roland, pour embrasser la theoriedes origines germaniques. Il resume le drame ainsi: "An overconfident leader risks defeat and jeopardizes his followers in a foolhardy attempt to enhance his wordly fame.

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