Fabliau is a short metrical tale made popular in medieval France by the jongleurs, or professional storytellers. Fabliaux were characterized by vivid detail and realistic observation and were usually comic, coarse, and often cynical, especially in their treatment of women. Explore the medieval French society with this e-book. A virtual parchment, includes 13 illustrated fabliaux with medieval music to set the atmosphere. You will also find a glossary to look up the meaning of Old French words or, whenever there is an original text written in Old French, you will be able to look up the definition of most of the words using a hyperlink to pop up the definition. You must be quite fluent in French to read this e-book.
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