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Meaning of "fabliaux" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FABLIAUX

fabliaux  [ˈfæblɪˌəʊz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FABLIAUX

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Fabliaux is a noun.
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WHAT DOES FABLIAUX MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Fabliau

A fabliau is a comic, often anonymous tale written by jongleurs in northeast France between ca. 1150 and 1400. They are generally characterized by an excessiveness of sexual and scatological obscenity. Several of them were reworked by Giovanni Boccaccio for the Decameron and by Geoffrey Chaucer for his Canterbury Tales. Some 150 French fabliaux are extant, the number depending on how narrowly fabliau is defined. According to R. Howard Bloch, fabliaux are the first expression of literary realism in Europe. Some nineteenth-century scholars, most notably Gaston Paris, argue that fabliaux originally come from the Orient and were brought to the West by returning crusaders...

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FABLIAUX


arose
əˈrəʊz
arrows
ˈærəʊz
Berlioz
ˈbɛəlɪˌəʊz
cariose
ˈkɛərɪˌəʊz
caseose
ˈkeɪsɪˌəʊz
chose
tʃəʊz
Comoros
ˈkɒməˌrəʊz
cose
kəʊz
diagnose
ˈdaɪəɡˌnəʊz
expose
ɪkˈspəʊz
hose
həʊz
nose
nəʊz
Penrose
ˈpɛnrəʊz
pose
pəʊz
propose
prəˈpəʊz
pros
prəʊz
rose
rəʊz
suppose
səˈpəʊz
those
ðəʊz
windows
ˈwɪndəʊz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FABLIAUX

fable
fabled
fabler
fablet
fabliau
Fablon
Fabre
fabric
fabric conditioner
fabric ribbon
fabricant
fabricate
fabricated
fabrication
fabricative

WORDS THAT END LIKE FABLIAUX

bandeaux
bateaux
beaux
Bernard of Clairvaux
Bordeaux
bureaux
chapeaux
couteaux
Delvaux
faux
gateaux
Malraux
manteaux
Margaux
morceaux
nouveaux
plateaux
reseaux
rouleaux
tableaux

Synonyms and antonyms of fabliaux in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «fabliaux» into 25 languages

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fabliaux
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fabliaux
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fabliaux
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fabliaux
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Fabliaux
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fabliaux
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fabliaux
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Fabliaux
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fabliaux
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fabliaux
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fabliaux
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Fabliaux
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fabliaux
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fabliaux
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फॅलियाएक्स
75 millions of speakers

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Fabliaux
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fabliaux
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Fabliaux
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Fabliaux
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FABLIAUX
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fabliaux
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fabliaux
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Fabliaux
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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FABLIAUX»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FABLIAUX» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about fabliaux

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FABLIAUX»

Discover the use of fabliaux in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to fabliaux and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Scandal of the Fabliaux
Briefly describes the history of the fabliaux, analyzes the themes and structure of these ribald medieval French poems, and argues that they represent the origins of modern humor.
R. Howard Bloch, 1986
2
The Fabliaux: Tales of Wit and Deception
This is an interesting book that provides a sane analysis of the relation between form and meaning in the fabliaux.
Mary Jane Stearns Schenck, 1987
3
The Fabliaux
Bawdier than The Canterbury Tales, The Fabliaux is the first major English translation of the most scandalous and irreverent poetry in Western literature.
‎2013
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Reading Fabliaux
Detailed readings of 10, and lighter discussions of many others, of the 150 medieval French bawdy poems that scholars generally find it necessary to discuss as a whole, thereby missing important individual characteristics.
Norris J. Lacy, 2013
5
Fabliaux, fair and foul
The introduction discusses the origin and history of the genre and reasons for its immense popularity in the middle ages, the role of jongleurs in fabliaux performance and composition, messages inherent in the tales, and the demise of the ...
‎1992
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Logic and Humour in the Fabliaux: An Essay in Applied ...
A theoretically defensible inventory of the fabliaux based on a new structural definition.
Roy Pearcy, 2007
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The Stereotype of the Priest in the Old French Fabliaux: ...
The Old French fabliaux may be notorious for their bawdy content, but few aspects of these medieval comic narratives are as astonishing as their depiction of the parish priest, whose fiscal and sexual transgressions are on occasion so ...
Daron Burrows, Daron Lee Burrows, 2005
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Chaucer's Fabliaux as Analogues
Hence, the slightly provocative but programmatic title 'Chaucer's Fabliaux AS Analogues'. I hope to have struck an acceptable balance between our purpose to demonstrate their 'analogousness' (which is important for the point we want to ...
Erik Hertog, 1991
9
The old French fabliaux: essays on comedy and context
This collection of 14 critical essays examines short comedic tales from the 13th and 14th centuries, commonly known as the medieval French fabliaux.
Kristin L. Burr, John F. Moran, Norris J. Lacy, 2007
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Fabliaux: Short, Comic, Coarse, Cynical Tales in Verse : ...
Poetry. Art. The dedication page in this book of seven classic children's stories reads "for adults." Tom Marioni, author of BEER.
Tom Marioni, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FABLIAUX»

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Double Coding
... obscene marginalia in books of hours, marital squabbles on misericords, lecherous monks in fabliaux, foxes preaching to hens in beast epics ... «First Things, Apr 15»
2
Shakespeare, Dickens, Wren, Austen, Hardy, Turner: in praise of …
Before the emergence of Caxton's printing press, Chaucer, c.1343- 1400, was known as a poet and his fabliaux, The Canterbury Tales, ... «Irish Times, Apr 15»
3
C'est Voltaire qu'on assassine
Mais pour qui sait lire, ce journal a un ancêtre étudié dans les écoles : Rabelais et le gros rouge du comique des fabliaux, associé à la fibre ... «Paris Match, Jan 15»
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Business Briefs: Harstad Rollison earns Champion Award
... Scaglione Prize for an Outstanding Translation of Literary Work to Nathaniel E. Durbin, translator of "The Fabliaux," published by Liverlight. «St. Cloud Times, Dec 14»
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« La mise en scène du corps féminin dans les fabliaux français : une …
2Ce mémoire propose d'étudier la mise en scène du corps féminin à travers les fabliaux, des contes versifiés qui ont connu un très grand succès entre la fin du ... «Revues.org, Oct 14»
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Curiosity for Acadiana folklorist will not rest in retirement
“Le trou dans le mur: Fabliaux cadiens,” (pseud. Jean Arceneaux). Moncton: Editions Perce-Neige, 2012. “Tout Bec Doux: The Complete Cajun ... «The Daily Advertiser, Jun 14»
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In defence of difficult, pointless poetry
... time next week, politicians and journalists may be coming to blows over the merits of Commedia dell'arte versus medieval French fabliaux. «Spiked, Jun 14»
8
Book Review: The Vagina: A Literary and Cultural History
Rees explores examples from a wide variety of sources: French fabliaux, Judy Chicago's Dinner Party, South Park, Sex and the City, and of ... «The Horn, May 14»
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Scott McClanahan's 'Hill William' is a Gritty, Soulful Tribute to a Lost …
... filled with unexpected farces and fabliaux. It is also, beyond being scintillating and thought-provoking, an entertaining and rewarding work. «New York Daily News, Mar 14»
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Medieval & Renaissance Studies Lecture to be Given by University …
... Visions of Manhood" (2007), and has edited an essay collection, "Comic Provocations: Exposing the Corpus of Old French Fabliaux" (2006). «Washington and Lee University News Office, Feb 14»

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