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.
|Publication date:||1st June 1998|
|Author:||James J. Paxson|
|Publisher:||Susquehanna University Press an imprint of Associated University Presses|
|Categories:||Literary studies: general, Literary studies: poetry & poets,|