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Published: 12 December 2013

496 Pages | 52 figures, 7 tables, 62 poetry examples


ISBN: 9780199915088

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The Art of Grafted Song

Citation and Allusion in the Age of Machaut

Yolanda Plumley

  • Presents the first detailed exploration of citational practices in the song-writing tradition of fourteenth-century France
  • The first monograph-length study on the Ars nova chanson with new evidence about the emergence of the new polyphonic chanson
  • Provides new evidence about the circle of poets and composers who engaged with Machaut and created a new style of poetry and song
  • Explores little studied collections of lyrics and songs of the period and provides fresh insights and perspectives on Machaut's works