Courtly Love vs. Courtney Love
Back when I spent more time thinking about medieval literature– and when Courtney Love was more of a going concern–I created this list that was popular with a few of the hipper medievalists.
Think of it as a medievalist’s meme, mid 1990s. This means it was actually printed out on paper, then passed around.
Active in the second half of the 20th century
- Writes for a distinctly un-aristocratic audience.
- It was perhaps due to her marriage that she found any audience at all.
- Husband definitely out of the picture
- Imitated/ Imitation?
- Likely to spend more time in court.
| Marie de France
Active in the second half of the 12th century