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Chaucer and the making of optical space

Brown, Peter

Chaucer and the making of optical space

by Brown, Peter

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Published by Peter Lang in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chaucer, Geoffrey, -- d. 1400 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Chaucer, Geoffrey, -- d. 1400 -- Knowledge -- Science,
  • Chaucer, Geoffrey, -- d. 1400 -- Knowledge -- Optics,
  • Literature and science -- England -- History -- To 1500,
  • Space in literature,
  • Optics in literature,
  • Perspective in literature,
  • Visual perception in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-365) and index.

    StatementPeter Brown.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1933.S3 B76 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination377 p. :
    Number of Pages377
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22545125M
    ISBN 109783039113408
    LC Control Number2008399103

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    Full text of "The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer" See other formats. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer (worth $ million) In , a first edition of Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales sold at auction at Christie's in : Rudie Obias.

    nat worth an oystre worth nothing; in Chaucer's time, oysters were poor-people's food. natyf adj. natural. nave noun hub, the central part of a wheel, rotating on or with the axle, and from which the spokes radiate. nece noun niece, kinswoman. nede noun necessity, need. nedelees adv. needless, without purpose. nede, neede adv. necessary. The Squire's Introduction and Tale An Interlinear Translation The Middle English text is from Larry D. Benson., Gen. ed., The Riverside Chaucer, Houghton-Mifflin .


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Contents: Prospect – The Making of Optical Space – Encyclopedias and Sermons – Chaucer and Perspectiva – Literary Models – The Mind’s Eye: The Book of the Duchess – Chivalric Space: The Knight’s Tale – Urban Space: The Miller’s Tale – Trojan Space: Troilus and Criseyde (Part I) – The ‘covered quality of things’: Troilus (Part 2) – Retrospect.

The extensively revised and expanded version of the acclaimed Companion to Chaucer. An essential text for both established scholars and those seeking to expand their knowledge of Chaucer studies, A New Companion to Chaucer is an authoritative and up-to-date survey of Chaucer scholarship.

Rigorous yet accessible, this book helps readers to identify current debates, recognize historical and. Chaucer lived through a period of extraordinary upheaval: a protracted war with France, devastating plague, the peasants' revolt, religious controversy, and the overthrow of the king.

Compact and comprehensive, this book offers a wide-ranging account of Brand: OUP Oxford. He has published widely on Chaucer and other aspects of medieval culture and has edited A Companion to Chaucer (Blackwell, ), Companion to Medieval English Literature and Culture (Blackwell, ).

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His most recent book is Chaucer and the Making of Optical Space (Peter Lang, ). Three of Chaucer's dream visions--The Book of the Duchess, The Parliament of Fowls, and The House of Fame--closely link interior spaces with subjectivity, inwardness, and problems of perspective, but this essay will focus primarily on The House of Fame, a dream narrative structured as a personal journey through a series of three interior spaces.

He has published widely on Chaucer and other aspects of medieval culture and has edited A Companion to Chaucer (Blackwell, ), Companion to Medieval English Literature and Culture (Blackwell, ).

His most recent book is Chaucer and the Making of Optical Space (Peter Lang, ).5/5(2). Peter Brown. Geoffrey Chaucer.

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Chaucer and the Making of Optical Space is an important addition to the growing body of criticism exploring the effects of optics on medieval science, religion, literature, and art. Brown's thoroughly interdisciplinary book is es-sential reading for any student or critic of optics, Chaucer, space theory, and even gaze theory; however, this useful.

This volume contains ten essays, principally on Chaucer, but also on other English writers of the period such as John Gower, Ranulph Higden and Thomas Hoccleve. The Chaucerian focus includes the dream visions and Troilus and Criseyde as well as the Canterbury Tales.

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Hortulus ().-Rev. of Roslyn Weaver, Apocalypse in Australian Fiction and Film: A Critical Study. The Science Fiction Research Association Review (): Rev. of David Butler, Fantasy Cinema: Impossible Worlds on. Peter Brown is Professor of Medieval English Literature. He has previously taught at the University of Exeter, the University of California (Los Angeles), the University of Connecticut at Storrs and at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, where he was a Fulbright Scholar.

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Rigorous yet accessible, this book helps readers to identify Released on: Ma Studies in the Age of Chaucer is the yearbook of the New Chaucer Society.

It publishes articles on the writing of Chaucer and his contemporaries, their antecedents and successors, and their intellectual and social contexts. More generally, articles explore the culture and writing of .Full text of "Modern English literature, from Chaucer to the present day" See other formats.