Guillaume de Lorris

Guillaume de Lorris gēyōm´ də lôrēs´ [key], c.1215–c.1278, French poet, author of the first part of the Roman de la Rose . He handled the chivalric conventions with subtlety and charm, and his work shows taste, psychological perception, and wide familiarity with French letters.

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