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Published by D. Nutt in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementdone into English by Andrew Lang.
ContributionsLang, Andrew, 1844-1912,
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 51 p.
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16932179M

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Aucassin and Nicolete book. Read 31 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This book was converted from its physical edition to the digi /5(31). Aucassin and Nicolete book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Andrew Lang () was a prolific Scots man of letters, a /5.   The Animal Story Book is the story book by the famous Scottish author and scholar, Andrew Lang. The book covers tales about creatures of the land, sea, and air. Many are adapted from stories originally told by Alexandre Dumas, Pages: It cannot be certainly known whether the form of “Aucassin and Nicolete” was a familiar form ­used by many jogleors‚ or wandering minstrels and story-tellers such as Nicolete‚ in the tale‚ feigned herself to be‚ ­or whether this is a solitary experiment by “the old captive” its author‚ a contemporary‚ as M. Gaston Paris.

whether the form of "Aucassin and Nicolete" was a familiar form--used by many jogleors, or wandering minstrels and story-tellers such as Nicolete, in the tale, feigned herself to be,--or whether this is a solitary experiment by "the old captive" its author, a contemporary, as M. Gaston Paris thinks him, of Louis VII ().   texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top Aucassin and Nicolete Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. EMBED EMBED (for Pages: Aucassin is only too happy for a chance to get away. He meets the shepherds by the fountain and hears what Nicolette told them. Aucassin prays to God that he will find his quarry. Aucassin et Nicolette, early 13th-century French chantefable (a story told in alternating sections of verse and prose, the former sung, the latter recited). Aucassin, “endowed with all good qualities,” is the son of the Count of Beaucaire and falls in love with Nicolette, a captive Saracen turned Christian. The lovers are imprisoned but manage to escape and, after many vicissitudes.

Book and pictures courtesy of Paul Jackson. Suede cover variant. Aucassin and Nicolette, Translated by Andrew Lang, The book measures 8" x 5 1/8" and has 91 pages. The body of the text is Old Style Antiqua. There were copies printed on Roycroft handmade paper and bound in suede. Describes Aucassin and Nicolette as a “parody romance” in which the usual role expectations of men and women are reversed. Loomis, Laura Hibbard. Foreword to Aucassin and Nicolete. By: Francis William Bourdillon () Aucassin and Nicolette is a medieval romance written in a combination of prose and verse called a “song-story.” Created probably in the early 13th century by an unknown French author, the work deals with the love between the son of a count and a Saracen slave girl who has been converted to Christianity and adopted by a viscount. Aucassin & Nicolete. Being a love story translated out of the Ancient French by Andrew Lang. Done into a Book by the Roycrofters at the Roycroft Shop, which is in East Aurora, New York, mdcccxcix. Lang, Andrew.