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Gender in Medieval song lyrics – Trobairitz, jougleresses, and other secular musicians

Reading: Packet of medieval song lyrics
Sarah McNamer, “Lyrics and Romances,” in The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Women’s Writing, pp. 195–201.

Optional Reading: Anne Klinck, “Poetic Markers of Gender in Medieval ‘Woman’s Song’: Was Anonymous a Woman?”

Listening: Comtessa de Dia, “A Chantar”
“Bele Yolanz en ses chambres seoit”