Chaucer and the Subject of History

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Chaucer's interest in individuality was strikingly modern. He was aware of the pressures on individuality exerted by the past and by society - by history. Chaucer investigated not just the idea of history but the historical world intimately related to his own political and literary career. This book has shaped the way that Chaucer is read.

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Chaucer and the subject of history

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In this complex and scholarly study, Patterson, a leading medievalist, examines the tension between subject and history in Chaucer's works. He begins with an extended discussion of Troilus and ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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CHAPTER 1
47
Troilus and Criseyde and the Subject of History
84
The Knights Tale and the Crisis of Chivalric Identity
165
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