254. Love, Reign Over Me: The Romance of the Rose

Posted on 22 May 2016

Sex, reason, and religion in Jean de Meun’s completion of an allegory of courtly love, the Roman de la Rose.

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Further Reading
• F. Horgan (trans.), The Romance of the Rose (Oxford: 1994).
• The Medieval French text as e-book.
• Roman de la Rose Digital Library.
 
• K. Brownlee and S. Huot (eds), Rethinking the Romance of the Rose: Text, Image, Reception (Philadelphia: 1992).
• N. Cohn, The World-View of a Thirteenth-Century Parisian Intellectual: Jean de Meun and the Roman de la Rose (Durham: 1961).
• J.V. Fleming, Reason and the Lover (Princeton: 1984).
• J.M. Fyler, Language and the Declining World in Chaucer, Dante, and Jean de Meun (Cambridge: 2007).
• S. Kay, The Romance of the Rose (London: 1995).
• M. Luria, A Reader’s Guide to the Roman de la Rose (Hamden: 1982).
• J. Morton, The Roman de la rose in its Philosophical Context: Art, Nature, and Ethics (Oxford: 2018).
• K.A. Ott, Der Rosenroman (Darmstadt: 1980).

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