Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8434
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Akehurst , F.R.P.
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  • Title: Courtly Love as Zero-Sum and Non-Zero-Sum Game [applies Foster's theory of limited good in peasant societies to the efforts the troubadour makes for his usually unobtainable lady; the author briefly considers the debate poem, the "partimen," as an example of the opposite situation, the non-zero-sum game].
  • Source: Romance Languages Annual 6, ( 1994): Pages 1 - 5.
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  • Article Type: Conference Paper
  • Subject (See Also): Courtly Love Literature- Verse Partimens, Literary Genre Troubadours Women in Literature
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  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: General
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Minnesota
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  • Year of Publication: 1994.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 10500774