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  • n. Plural form of fabliau.


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  • News at Eleven: Many of Rumi's lyrical ghazals express an almost psychedelic perceptivity that makes his imagery so distinctive and attractive Light would soak the world entire/as once it did on Sinai's Mount/if I reveal the ecstasy/of my heart's fabliaux . . . from ghazal 2789.

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • My annotations avoid only one subject, parallels of European folklore and fabliaux which, however interesting, would overswell the bulk of a book whose speciality is anthropology.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Koraysh were in the habit of reciting certain Persian fabliaux and of extolling them as superior to the silly and equally fictitious stories of the “Glorious Koran.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The long Crusading Romance is relieved by a sequence of sixteen fabliaux, partly historiettes of men and beasts and partly apologues proper — a subject already noticed.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • This quasi-historical fiction is followed hy a succession of fabliaux, novelle and historiettes which fill the rest of the vol.iv. and the whole of vol.v. till we reach the terminal story, The

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • More than thirty-two noblemen or squires contributed the stories, with some 14 or 15 taken from Giovanni Boccaccio, and as many more from Gian Francesco Poggio Bracciolini or other Italian writers, or French fabliaux, but about 70 of them appear to be original.

    The French Decameron « Jahsonic

  • Creating little fabliaux that reinforce the audience's scared but sanctimonious response.

    A Tale of Two Satans, or the New Hollywood Theodicy

  • It is this tradition which, in France, via the mediaeval fabliaux, the fablewriters and the so-called comedy of manners or character of the 17th Century, and then of the philosophical tale of the 18th Century, led up to the l9th Century's allegedly

    Claude Simon - Nobel Lecture

  • “Manger et boire dans les fabliaux, rites sociaux et hiérarchie des plaisirs.”

    Savoring The Past

  • “Gastrographie et pornographie dans les fabliaux.”

    Savoring The Past


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