Chaucer's Dream Poetry

Helen Phillips , Nick Havely

Editura: Longman
Dream literature is regarded as one of the most important genres in medieval literature and is widely studied. This text provides a succinct and clear introduction to the five central poems that comprise Chaucer's Dream Poetry, and shows his role as a leading adapter of European Literary tradition into English Literature. The poems discussed are The Book of the Duchess, The Legend of Good Women, The Legend of Dido, The Parliament of Fowls and The House of Fame. Each have an introduction setting the poem within the context of Dream Poetry and Chaucer's own work. Appendices of proper names, pronunciation and criticism are also given. This volume is unique is presenting the poems together in an editorial and critical framework. The quality of annotation is unrivalled and will make this text a major addition to the literature suitable for those interested in the genre, literary, or more general history of the period.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins : Preface and AcknowledgementsAbbreviationsChronology GENERAL INTRODUCTIONHelen PhillipsChaucer and Dream PoetryNotes on Language and metre THE DREAM POEMSThe Book of the DuchessHelen Phillips The House fo FameNick Haveley The Parliament of FowlsNick Haveley The Prologue to the Legend of Good WomenHelen Phillips The Legend of DidoHelen Phillips BibliographySelective GlossaryIndex of Names
  • Data Publicarii : 1997
  • Editie : 1
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 456
  • ISBN : 9780582040113
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