Despite all efforts by courtly poets to maintain the impression of stability and continuity within the courtly world, by the early thirteenth century individual texts such as the poems by Neidhart and the anonymous verse narrative Mauritius von Craûn signal transgression of the ideal of courtly love. These texts undermine traditional courtly values, thus illustrating how much the Arthurian world lacked any real strategies to combat moral and ethical threats affecting aristocracy at large.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||17|
|State||Published - Dec 1 2010|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Literature and Literary Theory