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THE MATTER OF ARABY IN CHAUCER
AND MEDIEVAL POETRY

BIBLIOGRAPHY

General

Said, Edward W. Orientalism. New York: Pantheon Books, 1978.

Chaucer

Finkelstein, Dorothee. "‘The Code of Chaucer's Secree of Secrees': Arabic Alchemical Terminology in The Canon's Yeoman's Tale." Archiv Für das Studium der Neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 207 (1970): 260-76.

Halaby, Raouf Jamil. Arabic Influences on Chaucer: Speculative Essays on a Study of a Literary Relationship. Diss. East Texas State University, 1973. (Only two copies exist).

Gittes, Katherine Slater. "The Canterbury Tales and the Arabic Frame Tradition." PMLA 98.2 (1983): 238-51.

Lulua, Abdul-Wahid. "Courtly Love: Arabian or European?" Proceedings of the XIIth Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association. Munich, 1988. 390-96.

Marmura, Ella. "Arabic Literature: A Living Heritage." Introduction to Islamic Civilisation. Ed. R. M. Savory. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1976, 61-70.

Menocal, Maria-Rosa. The Arabic Role in Medieval Literary History: A Forgotten Heritage. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 1987.

Metlitzki, Dorothee. The Matter of Araby in Medieval England. New Haven and London: Yale UP, 1977.

Nicholson, Reynold A. A Literary History of the Arabs. 1907. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1953.

Lyrics

Beech, George T. "Troubadour Contacts with Muslim Spain and Knowledge of Arabic: New Evidence Concerning William IX of Aquitaine." Romania 113, no. 1-2 (1992-95): 14-42.

Gibson, M. Carl. "Background to the Theory of Arabic Origins." Brigham Young University Studies 4 (1962): 219-34.

Menocal, Maria-Rosa. "Close Encounters in Medieval Provençe: Spain's Role in the Birth of Troubadour Poetry." Hispanic Review 49 (1981): 43-64.

Siskin, Jay, and Margaret Parker. "Teaching Hispano-Arabic Lyrics and the Troubadour Tradition." 1983 NEH Institute Resource Book for the Teaching of Medieval Civilization. Eds. Howell Chickering, Frederic Cheyette, Margaret Switten. Amherst, MA: Five Colleges, 1984. 80-90.

Wilhelm, James J., ed. Lyrics of the Middle Ages. New York and London: Garland, 1990. Especially pp. 49-55, 225-63.

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