Troilus and Criseyde / Edition 1

Troilus and Criseyde / Edition 1

by R. A. Shoaf, Albert Croll Baugh
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0870135368

ISBN-13: 9780870135361

Pub. Date: 01/28/1989

Publisher: Michigan State University Press

Troilus and Criseyde (circa 1380-87) is Geoffrey Chaucer's classic poem in rhyme royal (rime royale, seven line stanzas rhyming ababbcc) re-telling the tragic love story of Troilus, a Trojan prince, and Criseyde.

Overview

Troilus and Criseyde (circa 1380-87) is Geoffrey Chaucer's classic poem in rhyme royal (rime royale, seven line stanzas rhyming ababbcc) re-telling the tragic love story of Troilus, a Trojan prince, and Criseyde.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870135361
Publisher:
Michigan State University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1989
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
312
Sales rank:
1,044,843
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Geoffrey Chaucer: A Brief Chronology
A Note on the Text

Troilus and Criseyde

  • Book I
    Book II
    Book III
    Book IV
    Book V

Glossarial Index of Characters in Troilus and Criseyde
Glossary

Appendix A: The Story of Troilus and Criseyde

  1. From Benoît de Sainte-Maure, Le Roman de Troie (1160)
  2. From Giovanni Boccaccio, Il Filostrato (1335–40)
  3. Robert Henryson, The Testament of Cresseid (1532)

Appendix B: Other Influential Literature

  1. From Ovid, Metamorphoses (7 CE)
  2. From Ovid, Ars Amatoria (3 BCE)
  3. From Boethius, The Consolation of Philosophy (524 CE)
  4. From Andreas Capellanus, On Love (1185–90)
  5. From Jean de Meun, The Romance of the Rose (c. 1275)
  6. Francis Petrarch, Sonnet 132 (c. 1370)

Appendix C: Medieval Science

  1. From Constantine the African, Viaticum (c. 1060)
  2. From Gerard of Berry, Glosses on the Viaticum (late 12th century CE)
  3. From Bona Fortuna, Treatise on the Viaticum (early 14th century CE)
  4. From Macrobius, On Dreams (c. 400)
  5. The Ptolemaic Universe (c. 1539)

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