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Neophilologus

, Volume 90, Issue 2, pp 209–214 | Cite as

“Illusion and Anticlericalism in a Scene from Le Conte De Floire Et Blanchefleur

  • William SayersEmail author
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Abstract

The scene with the illusionist Barbarin in MS A of Robert d’Orbigny’s Le Conte de Floire et Blanchefleur has a hitherto unrecognized carnevalesque vision of nuns mounted on monk’s shoulders and brandishing cutlasses, perhaps in mock combat.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Comparative LiteratureCornell UniversityIthacaUSA

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