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date: 20 September 2019

Bergerette(i) (Fr.: ‘little shepherdess’, ‘pastoral song’)locked

  • David Fallows

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(Fr.: ‘little shepherdess’, ‘pastoral song’)

(1) A kind of song in the 15th century, first found in a text manuscript (GB-Lbl Add.15224 (c1430)), which gives the heading ‘Bergerete chantee’ to 13 poems with no apparent common features; the heading ‘Bergerette’ appears in another manuscript (F-Pn fr.2230 and fr.19182) for virelais. Descriptions of the term in several literary treatises of the 15th century show no clear consistency of meaning....

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