Humanities on the web: medieval world
This book reveals the current state of advanced research in the field of Humanities, introducing some of the leading projects being carried out in Europe and in the Unites States by historians and philologists. These research projects have to do with corpora of medieval Romance texts (literary or linguistic), metric indexes, databases on manuscripts, printed copies, iconographic sources, digitalisations of old collections or catalogues in the main research institutions. This volume shows the last advances in the dissemination of research outcomes through the Internet.
This volume contains contributions in English, Catalan, Spanish, Italian and French.
The Last Song of the Troubadours: a digital critical edition: Anna Alberni
The Last Song of the Troubadours: a digital critical edition
ICREA – University of Barcelona
The Last Song of the Troubadours: Linguistic Codification and Construction of a Literary Canon in the Crown of Aragon (14th-15th centuries) is the title of a project funded by a European Research Council Independent Starting Grant (FP7 2009-2013-241070). The project is based at the University of Barcelona (Department of Catalan Philology – IRCVM) and carried out with the collaboration of researchers from various institutions.1 The project is organized into three main research areas: 1. Edition and study of a corpus of Occitan and Catalan poetry from the chansonnier Vega-Aguiló (Biblioteca de Catalunya, mss. 7-8 [VeAg]) and other older witnesses that have not been studied extensively to date, including troubadour manuscript fragments from Siena (Archivio di Stato, C. 60 [s]) and Madrid (Real Academia de la Historia, 9-24-6/4579 [Mh]), a manuscript fragment with musical notation from Sant Joan de les Abadesses (Biblioteca de Catalunya, ms. 3871) and scattered traces of poetry in notarial records. 2. Edition and study of two seminal works from the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries on the grammar of poetics: Leys d’Amors and Doctrina d’Acort. 3. Edition and study of Roman de Cardenois, a romance from the end of the fourteenth century that was written in French by someone who was very familiar with both Catalonia and the poetry of Guillaume de ← 355 | 356 → Machaut. These three research areas are brought together in a webpage conceived as...