Decadence in Thirteenth Century Provencal and Hebrew Poetry

Author: Benjamin, Anne
Year:1987
Pages:257
ISBN:0-7734-9211-9
978-0-7734-9211-0
Price:199.95
Analyzes the idea of decadence as it manifested itself in the society, religion and poetry of 13th century Provence. Establishes a distinction between social and religious decadence and literary decadence, and examines the commonality among the 19th and 13th century decadent poets of themes and motifs, the shared interest in satire, and the similar literary heritage of romantic poetry.