tenson

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tenson

(ˈtɛnsən)
n
1. (Poetry) a French lyric poem
2. (Poetry) the contest at which such a poem is recited
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Mais tout est lie; la conversion des Sarrasins n'est sans doute possible que parce que les chevaliers se sont sacrifies," Jean Dufournet, "Du double a l'unite: Les Sarrasins dans Le Jeu de saint Nicolas," Studies in Honor of Hans Erich Keller: Medieval French and Occitan Literature and Romance Linguistics, ed.
It seems, therefore, that the birth of the author and the self ought not to be perceived in the passage from the orality of the Occitan literature to the written production of the Italians, but rather in the shift from literacy, no matter how compromised by oral transmission, to a high degree of self-referential literariness.
She also noted that Romanic Review has historically been hospitable to studies of Occitan literature.