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Il trovatore Pons de la Guardia : edizione critica con commento e glossario

Abstract : The thesis consists of a new critical edition of the eight songs of the Catalan troubadour Pons de la Guardia. First, the edition opens with a brief status quaestionis that summarizes the previous bibliography on the troubadour. Secondly, in an introductory study, I presented the characteristics of the poet’s manuscript tradition illustrating the eight manuscripts (CEJNRSVa) which collect his poems and commenting on material data. It emerged that the tradition of the troubadour is entirely situated in the so-called tradition y, defined by Avalle, and that it proves its relations with Catalan sources. I then dealt with attribution’s problems, distinguishing the texts with unambiguous authorship from those controversial. I dedicated a chapter to the biography of the poet and to the reconstruction of the historical and literary context in which he operated. An in-depth archive research enabled me to find a new document attesting the troubadour. The profile of the poet-knight that emerges from my reconstruction illuminates a dense network of different socio-cultural problems. As for Pons’s poetic culture, he places himself fully in the line of the trobar leu and, as a result of the punctual analysis of the songs in which numerous echoes of Bernart de Ventadorn appear, we can say that the latter was assumed by the Catalan Pons as a stylistic paradigm in order to address an Occitan public. As for the language, Pons, although he was a Catalan native speaker, proves to master the literary language properly. Only a few cases of rhyming Catalanisms are noted where the different results of tonic vocalism cause errors of versification that reveal the poet’s Catalan linguistic homeland. A complete glossary closes the edition with indication of the grammatical categories to which each term belongs.
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Nicolò Premi. Il trovatore Pons de la Guardia : edizione critica con commento e glossario. Literature. Université Paris sciences et lettres; Università degli studi (Vérone, Italie), 2020. Italian. ⟨NNT : 2020UPSLP020⟩. ⟨tel-02905403⟩



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