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Trobairitz: The Lady Composers of Medieval France

I’ve divided this article into two parts. 

Part One will give you the background information you’ll need to fully appreciate Part Two. Context is everything! 4,143 more words

Medieval Music

Las trobairitz

A common imagined portrait of the high middle ages is that of the court poets and jongleurs entertaining a lord in their castle. Among these artists there were the troubadours. 902 more words


Book Review: Dennison Smith’s Fermata and Catherine Owen’s Trobairitz

A Sound Withheld

Dennison Smith’s Fermata and Catherine Owen’s Trobairitz are two poetic texts significant not only for the sounds they make, but for what they withhold. 93 more words


The Historical Birthday-Tea Party 5th January

No convenient birthday for 5th January so the first of the ‘who knows?’


Thirteenth Century Trobairitz (Female Troubadour – writer of songs) from Romans-Sur-Isère. 616 more words


Revealing the Underbelly or Once in Awhile, Someone of Worth says Something Worthwhile about my Work & I Appreciate it.

Raw Throat & Bloody Knuckles: The Writing of Catherine Owen


APRIL 23, 2013

by Natalie Zina Walschots

If Catherine Owen’s work had to be reduced, distilled to a single part of speech, it would not be the carefully sculpted completeness of a noun or the bright spray of an adjective; it would be a verb. 921 more words