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Critical Essay by Gordon Poole

SOURCE: “Andreas Capellanus's De Amore,,” in The Explicator, Vol.49, No. 4, Summer, 1991, p.198.

In the following essay, Poole briefly explains why he finds a variant reading of a passage from De Amore more fitting than the traditional reading of that passage.

In Trojel's variorum edition of Andreas,1 followed by Battaglia2 and Ruffini,3 the eighth of the twelve precepts of love reads: “In amoris praestando et recipiendo solatia omnis debet verecundiae pudor adesse” (Trojel I, VI, D*, p. 106) [Modest bashfulness must be present when love's solaces are given and received]. According to this reading, lovers are exhorted by Andreas to be shamefaced.

Three manuscript texts, however, have the variant abesse [to be absent] instead of adesse [to be present], (v. Trojel's textual notes to the passage), and this is...

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