Daily Archives: November 13, 2013

NaBloPoMo XIII: What I’ve Been Singing This Week: La Pastourelle


The pastoral convention sometimes uses the device of “singing matches” between two or more shepherds, and it often presents the poet and his friends in the (usually thin) disguises of shepherds and shepherdesses. Themes include, notably, love and death. Encyclopaedia Britannica Continue reading

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