Desiring Discourse The Literature of Love, Ovid Through Chaucer

by James J. Paxson

Desiring Discourse The Literature of Love, Ovid Through Chaucer Synopsis

These essays treat the use of Ovidian themes, texts and tropes in medieval Latin, Old French and in the writings of Boccaccio and Chaucer. They address the social and rhetorical construction of desire in amatory literature while they investigate the usage and value of contemporary critical theory.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781575910130
Publication date: 1st June 1998
Author: James J. Paxson
Publisher: Susquehanna University Press an imprint of Associated University Presses
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 239 pages
Categories: Literary studies: general, Literary studies: poetry & poets,

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