Kathryn L. Smithies

List of John Benjamins publications for which Kathryn L. Smithies plays a role.


Smithies, Kathryn L. 2012 Contextualising the Crane in the Fabliau Cele qui fu foutue et desfoutueReinardus: Yearbook of the International Reynard Society, Trachsler, Richard, Baudouin Van den Abeele and Paul Wackers (eds.), pp. 183–200 | Article
The crane appears in one fabliau, Cele qui fu foutue et desfoutue, a stereotypical fabliau, in which a worldly valet dupes a naive young girl over the exchange of a bird: a crane. In understanding the significance of the crane, the bestiary tradition appears a logical point of departure; yet, a… read more