Chaucer from Prentice to Poet: The Metaphor of Love in Dream Visions and <i>Troilus and Criseyde</i>

Chaucer from Prentice to Poet: The Metaphor of Love in Dream Visions and Troilus and Criseyde

by Edward I. Condren
     
 

Through a close reading of Chaucer's three Dream Visions and his early masterpiece, Troilus and Criseyde, Edward Condren traces Chaucer's early development as a poet, his engagement with contemporary literary styles, and the evolution of his own distinctive style. He examines Chaucer's interest in literary composition, his tackling of subjects such as love and fame,…  See more details below

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Through a close reading of Chaucer's three Dream Visions and his early masterpiece, Troilus and Criseyde, Edward Condren traces Chaucer's early development as a poet, his engagement with contemporary literary styles, and the evolution of his own distinctive style. He examines Chaucer's interest in literary composition, his tackling of subjects such as love and fame, and most of all critical approach to his predecessors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813032412
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
Publication date:
06/22/2008
Edition description:
First
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author


Edward I. Condren, professor of English at the University of California, Los Angeles, is the author of Chaucer and the Energy of Creation: The Design and Organization of the Canterbury Tales and The Numerical Universe of the Gawain-Pearl Poet: Beyond Phi.

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