Chaucerian Theatricality

Whereas modern criticism has emphasized the unity and sense of permanence in The Canterbury Tales, John Ganim alerts us to a dialectically opposing dimension that Chaucer's poetics shares with the popular culture of the late Middle Ages: his celebration of the ephemeral and his sense of... Ausführliche Beschreibung

Verfasser / Komponist: Ganim, John M., [author.]
Verfasserangabe: John M. Ganim.
Medientyp: E-Book
veröffentlicht: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [2014]
Umfang: 1 online resource
enthält: Frontmatter -- CONTENTS -- Acknowledgments -- CHAPTER ONE. Introduction: Critical Metaphors and Chaucerian Performance -- CHAPTER TWO. Bakhtin, Chaucer, Carnival, Lent -- CHAPTER THREE. The Poetics of Theatricality -- CHAPTER FOUR. Chaucer, Boccaccio, London, Florence -- CHAPTER FIVE. Carnival Voices in the Clerk's Envoy -- CHAPTER SIX. Poetics in the Prologues -- CHAPTER SEVEN. The Noise of the People -- CHAPTER EIGHT. Forms of Talk -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Index
Frontmatter -- CONTENTS -- Acknowledgments -- CHAPTER ONE. Introduction: Critical Metaphors and Chaucerian Performance -- CHAPTER TWO. Bakhtin, Chaucer, Carnival, Lent -- CHAPTER THREE. The Poetics of Theatricality -- CHAPTER FOUR. Chaucer, Boccaccio, London, Florence -- CHAPTER FIVE. Carnival Voices in the Clerk's Envoy -- CHAPTER SIX. Poetics in the Prologues -- CHAPTER SEVEN. The Noise of the People -- CHAPTER EIGHT. Forms of Talk -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Index
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