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Marco Polo's le Devisement du Monde: Narrative Voice, Language and Diversity

Simon Gaunt
Format
Book
Published
Cambridge : D.S. Brewer, 2013.
Language
English
Series
Gallica
Gallica (Woodbridge (Suffolk, England))
ISBN
9781843843528 (hbk.), 1843843528 (hbk.)
Contents
  • Introduction : Le devisement du monde : textual tradition and genre
  • Narrative voice and style : 'ego Marcus Paulo'
  • Language and translation : 'in lingua Galica dicitur'
  • Knowledge, marvels and other religions : 'oculis propriis videt'
  • Diversity and alterity : 'diversarum regionum mundanas diversitates'
  • Conclusion : 'et ipse non notavit nisi pauca aliqua, que adhuc in mente retinebat.'
Description
199 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages [183]-193) and index.
Series Statement
Gallica ; volume 31
Gallica (Woodbridge (Suffolk, England)) ; v. 31
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