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Downes, S. 2015. ‘Je Hé Guerre, Point Ne La Doy Prisier’: Peace and the Emotions of War in the Prison Poetry of Charles d’Orléans’, Emotions and War: Medieval to Romantic Literature, edited by S. Downes, et al., London, Palgrave Macmillan UK.   

This text investigates how the poetry of Charles d’Orleans, an aristocratic war prisoner, can be used to express ideas about pacifism through love and a willingness to die rather than fight on. In this survey of Late…