1887
Reinardus: Yearbook of the International Reynard Society, Volume 10
  • ISSN 0925-4757
  • E-ISSN: 1569-9951
USD
Buy:$35.00 + Taxes

Abstract

AbstractThis article analyses a fragment from Reynaerts historie (vv. 4132-65) in which Reynaert the fox presents himself as a mystic. The contents of this passage can be linked with texts and ideas of a heretical movement, called "Brethren and Sistern of the Free Spirit". It is argued that this is one of the moments in the story in which Reynaert falsely presents a positive image of his motives. He lies here (again) by telling the truth, albeit not the whole truth. A short discussion of the way this passage was reworked in the later, European tradition of Reynaerts historie concludes the article.
Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journals/10.1075/rein.10.10wac
1997-01-01
2019-10-23
Loading full text...

Full text loading...

References

http://instance.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journals/10.1075/rein.10.10wac
Loading
  • Article Type: Research Article
This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was successful
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error