The emergence of courtly love in Europe -- Aristocratic speech, the Gregorian reform, and the first troubadour -- Trobairitz and troubadours and the shadow religion -- Narratives of true love and twelfth-century common sense -- Points of comparison -- The Bhakti troubadour: Vaishnavism in twelfth-century Bengal and Orissa -- Elegance and compassion in Heian Japan.
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