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Desiring Discourse The Literature of Love, Ovid Through Chaucer by James J. Paxson
  

Desiring Discourse The Literature of Love, Ovid Through Chaucer

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Desiring Discourse The Literature of Love, Ovid Through Chaucer by James J. Paxson

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.

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Publication date

30th November 1998

Author

James J. Paxson

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Publisher

Susquehanna University Press an imprint of Associated University Presses

Format

Hardback
239 pages

Categories

Literary studies: general
Literary studies: poetry & poets

ISBN

9781575910130

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