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Description - Low Fancy by Catriona Strang

A translation of the mediaeval Latin songs known as the "Carmina Burana," this collection makes use of various types of translation (identification with the text, use of the text as a means of experimentation, physical abuse of the text, and extension beyond it) in order to examine specific linguistic and social histories, and to engage their contemporary traces. The writers of the verses collected together as the "Carmina Burana" were travellers, masterless clerks who studied, drank, wrote, prayed, screwed, gambled, and begged their way around 13th century Western Europe. Their decidedly vernacular use of Latin, the language of religious and secular authority, is strikingly heretical.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781550221978
ISBN-10: 1550221973
Format: Paperback
Pages: 64
Imprint: ECW Press,Canada
Publisher: ECW Press,Canada
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1993
Country of Publication: Canada

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Author Biography - Catriona Strang

Catriona Strang is a member of the Kootenay School of Writing collective, a coeditor of "Barschett" and "Giantess," and the author of "TEM." She lives in Vancouver.

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