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Any recommendations on works that deal with the relationship between courtly love and religious literature in medieval Europe? So far I am looking at material mainly related to either vernacular mysticism like the Beguines or the Arthurian legends. I have all of Barbara Newman's works, some of Peter Dronke's work on medieval love lyrics, and some miscellaneous essays and works on Arthuriana and Christianity. However, I would love to find monographs or even essays that deal more directly with this topic.... Thank you!
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From:historychick49
Date:October 23rd, 2010 07:08 pm (UTC)
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I discussed courtly love in my thesis, and found one text that could include what you're looking for: Anne Clark Bartlett, Male Authors, Female Readers: Representation and Subjectivity in Middle English Devotional Literature. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1995.

Constance Bouchard might also be a good secondary source.
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