The Song of Roland | Critical Essay by Eugene Vance

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This literature criticism consists of approximately 38 pages of analysis & critique of The Song of Roland.
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SOURCE: Vance, Eugene. “Roland and the Poetics of Memory.” In Textual Strategies: Perspectives in Post-Structuralist Criticism, edited by Josué V. Harari, pp. 374-403. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1979.

In the following essay, Vance analyzes the narrative patterns of The Song of Roland and explains its emphasis on commemoration.

La différence, c'est ce qui fait que le mouvement de la signification n'est possible que si chaque élément dit “présent,” apparaissant sur la scène de la présence, se rapporte à autre chose que lui-même, gardant en lui la marque de l'élément passé et se laissant déjà creuser par la marque de son rapport &#x...

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