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The Lais of Marie de France

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Marie de France, perhaps the finest medieval short fiction writer before Chaucer, composed her lais (short verse stories that resemble fairy tales) sometime between 1160 and 1199. The translators introduce and interpret each tale.


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  1. Robert W. Hanning

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  2. Joan M. Ferrante

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