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Chaucer's poetry : words, authority and ethics /
Clíodhna Carney and Frances McCormack, editors.
imprint
Dublin : Four Courts Press, 2013.
description
203 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
1846823366 (Cloth), 9781846823367 (Cloth)
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imprint
Dublin : Four Courts Press, 2013.
isbn
1846823366 (Cloth)
9781846823367 (Cloth)
contents note
Goodfellas, Sir John Clanvowe and Chaucer's Friar's tale : 'occasions of sin' / John Scattergood -- Patterns of disruption in the Prioress's tale / Niamh Pattwell -- Chaucer's ethical poetic in the Canterbury tales / Megan Murton -- How to say 'I' : the Clerk, the Wife and Petrarch / Clíodhna Carney -- Chaucer and the sun-god : king and poet / Helen Phillips -- Chaucer's metrical landscape / Kristin Lynn Cole -- 'By mouth of innocentz' : rhetoric and relic in the Prioress's tale / Frances McCormack -- Time and authority in Chaucer's Parliament of fools / Charlotte Steenbrugge -- Chaucer's counterfeit exempla / Brendan O'Connell -- Chaucer in the twenty-first century : some thoughts on digital afterlives / Malte Urban -- William Morris interrupted interrupting Chaucer / Richard Pearson.
catalogue key
8747953
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-197) and index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Clodhna Carney teaches Old and Middle English at the National University or Ireland, Galway. Frances McCormack is a lecturer in Old and Middle English language and literature at the National University of Ireland, Galway. She is the author of Chaucer and the culture of dissent: the Lollard context and subtext of the Parson's Tale (Dublin, 2007).
Summaries
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This book reminds us of the reasons to read and re-read Chaucer. The essays cast new light on the poetry and, in their careful scholarship and sensitivity to the past, show us paradoxically how Chaucer is being re-conceived in the 21st century.
Main Description
This book reminds use of the reasons to read, and re-read, Chaucer. The essays cast new light on the poetry and, in their careful scholarship and sensitivity to the past, show us how Chaucer is being re-conceived in the twenty-first century. Book jacket.
Main Description
This book reminds us of the reasons to read, and re-read, Chaucer. The essays cast new light on the poetry and, in their careful scholarship and sensitivity to the past, show us paradoxically how Chaucer is being re-conceived in the 21st century. Contents: Cliodhna Carney (NUIG) and Frances McCormack (NUIG), introduction; John scattergood (TCd), Goodfellas, sir John Clanvowe and Chaucer's Friar's tale; Brendan O'Connell (TCD), Chaucer's counterfeit exempla; Kristin Lynn Cole (Penn State U), Chaucer's metrical landscape; Cliodhna Carney, Petrarch, the clerk and the wife; Megan Murton (U Oxford), Chaucer's ethical poetic in the Canterbury Tales; Frances McCormack, The dangerous beauty of Chaucer's prioress; John Thompson (QUB), London's Chaucers; Helen Phillips (Cardiff U), Chaucer's roi solei; Charlotte Steenbrugge (Cambridge), Time and authority in Chaucer's Parliament of foules; Niamh Pattwell (UCD), Patterns of disruption in the Prioress' tale; Malte Urban (QUB), Chaucer in the 21st century: some thoughts on digital archives.
Main Description
This collection reminds us of the reasons to read, and re-read, Chaucer. The essays cast new light on Geoffrey Chaucer's poetry and, in their careful scholarship and sensitivity to the past, show us paradoxically how Chaucer is being re-conceived in the 21st century. Chapters include: Sir John Clanvowe and Chaucer's Friar's Tale * Chaucer's counterfeit Exempla * Chaucer's material landscape * time and authority in Chaucer's Parliament of Foules * patterns of disruption in The Prioress' Tale * Petrarch, the clerk, and the wife * Chaucer's ethical poetic in the Canterbury Tales * the dangerous beauty of Chaucer's prioress * Chaucer in the 21st century: some thoughts on digital archives * London's Chaucer * Chaucer's roi solei
Table of Contents
List of Illustrationsp. 7
Notes on Contributorsp. 8
Acknowledgmentsp. 10
Editors' Introductionp. 11
Goodfellas, Sir John Clanvowe and Chaucer's Friar's Tale: 'occasions of sin'p. 15
Patterns of disruption in the Prioress's Talep. 37
Chaucer's ethical poetic in the Canterbury Talesp. 48
How to say T: the Clerk, the Wife and Petrarchp. 61
Chaucer and the sun-god: king and poetp. 75
Chaucer's metrical landscapep. 92
'By mouth of innocentz': rhetoric and relic in the Prioress'sp. 107
Time and authority in Chaucer's Parliament of Fowlsp. 121
Chaucer's counterfeit exemplap. 134
Afterword: Beyond Chaucer
Chaucer in the twenty-first century: some thoughts on digital afterlivesp. 146
William Morris interrupted interrupting Chaucerp. 158
Bibliographyp. 185
Indexp. 198
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