The Allegory of Love: A study in Medieval Tradition

The Allegory of Love: A study in Medieval Tradition

by C. S. Lewis, Glenn Langohr
     
 

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The Allegory of Love: A Study in Medieval Tradition, by C.S. Lewis, is an influential exploration of the allegorical treatment of love in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. A classic study of courtly love that looks at Humility, Courtesy, Adultery, and the Religion of Love. Works by Chretien de Troyes, Bernard Silvestris, Alain de Lille are explored, as are

Overview

The Allegory of Love: A Study in Medieval Tradition, by C.S. Lewis, is an influential exploration of the allegorical treatment of love in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. A classic study of courtly love that looks at Humility, Courtesy, Adultery, and the Religion of Love. Works by Chretien de Troyes, Bernard Silvestris, Alain de Lille are explored, as are poems by Chaucer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781492731535
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
09/14/2013
Pages:
632
Sales rank:
390,057
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.27(d)

Meet the Author

C.S. Lewis (1898-1963) was a British novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, theologian, broadcaster, and lecturer. He is best known for his fictional works, including The Screwtape Letters, The Space Trilogy, and The Chronicles of Narnia. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, the second book in the seven-book Narnia series, often tops must-read lists of classic children's literature; the series has been adapted for film, radio, TV, and the stage.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
November 29, 1898
Date of Death:
November 22, 1963
Place of Birth:
Belfast, Nothern Ireland
Place of Death:
Headington, England
Education:
Oxford University 1917-1923; Elected fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford in 1925
Website:
http://www.cslewisclassics.com

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