Marie De France Sabrina/4P November 14, 2007
Marie De France • the earliest french woman poet. • Why do they seem related? • Lais of marie de france • Importance as a writer.
Earliest french woman poet • She wrote romantic poems about the following: • Lovers in a hostile world • Freedom of desire • Oppressive marriages • Love as an escape
Why do they seem Related? • Marie De France dedicated one of her Lais to A Noble King but is thought to be Henry or his oldest son Henry the young king.
Lais of Marie De France • CLICK HERE to see the Lais
The earliest french woman poet. • She didn’t call the Lais of Marie De France Lais, traveling singers passing between France and Britain carried with them the fashion for telling adventures • CLICK HERE to listen to the words of Marie.
Miscellaneous • Bisclavret by Marie de France • CLICK HERE TO READ THE POEM!
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Sources • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marie_de_France • http://mockingbird.creighton.edu/english/fajardo/teaching/eng340/marie_de_france.htm • http://home.infionline.net/~ddisse/marie.html • http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/books/book_reviews/article2929828.ece