BY WAY OF DEDICATION
Those to whom God has given the gift of comely speech,
should not hide their light beneath a bushel, but
should willingly show it abroad. If a great truth
is proclaimed in t...
The French poet Marie de France (active late 12th century) was an accomplished writer of lais and was probably the originator of that form.Marie de France is one of those authors whose work is well kn...
A poet, storyteller, and translator who clearly establishes her ambitions and credentials on the side of the moderns, Marie de France is one of the finest writers of the twelfth-century Renaissance an...