Essays in Medieval Culture

Essays in Medieval Culture

by Durant Waite Robertson

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ISBN-13: 9780691615905
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 07/14/2014
Series: Princeton Legacy Library , #569
Pages: 428
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

  • FrontMatter, pg. i
  • Contents, pg. vii
  • List of Abbreviations, pg. ix
  • Author's Introduction, pg. xi
  • Historical Criticism, pg. 1
  • The Doctrine of Charity in Medieval Literary Gardens: A Topical Approach Through Symbolism and Allegory, pg. 21
  • Some Medieval Literary Terminology, with Special Reference to Chrétien de Troyes, pg. 51
  • Some Observations on Method in Literary Studies, pg. 73
  • The Allegorist and the Aesthetician, pg. 85
  • Certain Theological Conventions in Mannyng's Treatment of the Commandments, pg. 105
  • Frequency of Preaching in Thirteenth Century England, pg. 114
  • Two Poems from the Carmina Burana, pg. 131
  • Five Poems by Marcabru, pg. 151
  • The Partitura Amorosa of Jean de Savoie, pg. 166
  • Chrétien's Cligés and the Ovidian Spirit, pg. 173
  • The Idea of Fame in Chretien's Cligés, pg. 183
  • Love Conventions in Marie's Equitan, pg. 202
  • The Pearl as Symbol, pg. 209
  • The "Heresy" of The Pearl, pg. 215
  • The Question of Typology and the Wakefield Mactacio Abel, pg. 218
  • The Historical Setting of Chaucer's Book of the Duchess, pg. 235
  • The Concept of Courtly Love as an Impediment to the Understanding of Medieval Texts, pg. 257
  • Chaucer's Franklin and his Tale, pg. 273
  • Some Disputed Chaucerian Terminology, pg. 291
  • In Foraminibus Petrae: A Note on Leonardo's "Virgin of the Rocks", pg. 305
  • Sidney's Metaphor of the Ulcer, pg. 308
  • A Medievalist Looks at Hamlet, pg. 312
  • Pope and Boethius, pg. 332
  • Notes, pg. 341
  • Bibliography, pg. 383
  • Index, pg. 385



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