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What The Psalm Paraphrases Tell Us About Marot

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This chapter highlights the main characteristics of Clément Marots projectPsalm paraphrases. It then focuses on the question what might have moved him to start it, trying to make explicit what was implicit until now concerning several theological aspects of Marots Psalm translations. Marot took his job as a translator of the biblical Psalms seriously. This can be noticed in both substantive and formal aspects. What is often obscured because of Marots fame as elegant court poet is that Marot also had a name as a learned poet. His poems were highly praised in humanist circles. Marots translation can be called a relecture, even a réécriture of the biblical Psalms, not in the sense that he used the biblical text as a pretext to air his own feelings, but to disclose the potential, hidden until then, of the biblical Psalms.

Keywords: Clément Marot; Psalm paraphrases; Psalm translations

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