Chaucer to Spenser: A Critical Reader / Edition 1

Chaucer to Spenser: A Critical Reader / Edition 1

by Derek Pearsall
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0631199373

ISBN-13: 9780631199373

Pub. Date: 08/11/1999

Publisher: Wiley

This collection of previously published essays acts as a companion to Chaucer to Spenser: An Anthology of Writings in English 1375 -1575. It pays particular attention to those critics who have had the most powerful recent impact on our reading of the texts of the period.

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This collection of previously published essays acts as a companion to Chaucer to Spenser: An Anthology of Writings in English 1375 -1575. It pays particular attention to those critics who have had the most powerful recent impact on our reading of the texts of the period.

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ISBN-13:
9780631199373
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/11/1999
Series:
Blackwell Critical Reader Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
348
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.07(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Notes on Contributors.

1. The Humanity of Christ: Reflections on Orthodox Late Medieval Representations and The Humanity of Christ: Representations in Wycliffite Texts and Piers Plowman: David Aers.

2. The Wife of Bath and the Painting of Lions: Mary Carruthers.

3. Eunuch Hermeneutics: Carolyn Dinshaw.

4. Misogyny and Economic Person in Skelton, Langland, and Chaucer: Elizabeth Fowler.

5. At the Table of the Great: More's Self-Fashioning and Self-Cancellation: Stephen Greenblatt.

6. The Colonial Wyatt: Contexts and Openings: Roland Greene.

7. Price and Value in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: Jill Mann.

8. William Langland's Kynde Name: Authorial Signature and Social Identity in Late Fourteenth-Century England: Anne Middleton.

9. Historical Criticism and the Claims of Humanism: Lee Patterson.

10.'Abject odious': Feminine and Masculine in Henryson's Testament of Cresseid: Felicity Riddy.

11. Prison, Writing, Absence: Representing the Subject in the English Poems of Charles d'Orléans: A. C. Spearing.

12. False Fables and Historical Truth: Paul Strohm.

Index.

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