PVCE

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PVCEPowell Valley Community Education (Powell, WY)
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Pasquier, for example, whose "Pvce" initiated the contest and set the tone for the rest of the anthology, envies the drunken flea who jumps up and down the female body, "[d]u haut en bas, puis en haut." (44) The poet catalogs the body parts as he follows the flea in this movement: "Tu volettes a taton / Sur l'un & l'autre teton:/ Puis tout a coup te recelles / Sous l'abri de ses aiselles, / Or panchee sur son flanc / Humes a longs traits son sang;" "Car quand folle tu te ioues / Maintenant dessus ses ioues, / Puis par un nouueau dessein, / Tu furettes en son sein." (45) Through the fiction of the flea, the poet imagines that he takes possession of the woman's body.
(58) The vocabulary and structure of Turnebe's "Pvce" thus invite a metaphorical reading of the female body that the poem describes as a place under attack.
qve svr autres sviets fairs aux mesmes Grans Iours." The full title of the volume also draws attention to the specific historical time and place: La Pvce de Madame des-Roches Qvi est un recveil de divers poemes Grecs, Latins & Frangois, Composez par plvsievrs doctes personnages avx Grans Iours tenus a Poitiers l'An M.D.LXXIX.