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  • Record Number: 17870
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Holten , Kathryn I.
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  • Title: Metamorphosis and Language in the Lay of "Bisclavret" [The author shows that Marie uses the image of the domesticated werewolf to both awaken and soothe cultural anxieties regarding feudalism (a system which relies upon language codes to function). Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: In Quest of Marie de France: A Twelfth-Century Poet.  Edited by Chantal A. Marechal.  Edwin Mellen Press, 1992.  Pages 193 - 211.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Animals in Literature Language Literature- Verse Marie de France, Poet- Lais- Bisclavret Transformation in Literature Werewolves Wolf, Image of
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  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 12
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: Not Available