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Chaucer"s biblical poetics

by Lawrence L. Besserman

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman, Okla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400 -- Religion.,
  • Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400.,
  • Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.,
  • Bible -- In literature.,
  • Poetics -- History -- To 1500.,
  • Rhetoric, Medieval.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-332) and index.

    StatementLawrence Besserman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1933.R4 B48 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 338 p. ;
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL353671M
    ISBN 100806130679, 0806130687
    LC Control Number98013350

    This collection looks beyond the literary, religious, and philosophical aspects of Chaucer’s texts to a new mode of interdisciplinary scholarship: one that celebrates the richness of Chaucer’s visual poetics. The twelve illustrated essays make connections between Chaucer’s texts and various forms of visual data, both medieval and modern. Basing their.   Quite a different kind of poetic is discerned by Lawrence Besserman in a book published last year, Chaucer's Biblical Poetics. Besserman's analysis posits the centrality of the Bible in Chaucer's writing and its contribution to the emerging vernacular culture he was helping to create, and he notes how the advent of popular glosses and Cited by: 4.

      Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Spenser and biblical poetics by Carol V. Kaske, , Cornell University Press edition, in EnglishCited by: Through an analysis of the poems Chaucers wordes Unto Adam, His Owne Scriveyn, Troilus and Criseyde, the Legend of Good Women, the Man of Law's Tale, the Wife of Bath's Tale and its Prologue, the Clerk's Tale, and the Pardoner's Tale, Carolyn Dinshaw offers a provocative argument on medieval sexual constructs and Chaucer's role in shaping them.. Operating under the assumption that people 3/5.

      Chaucer uses this opportunity to directly attack Jerome, a revered pillar of the Church. Jerome was known for his work Against Jovinian, in which he twists the meanings of Biblical passages to fit his own anti-women agenda. He is an advocate of abstinence and virginity and claims that sex before marriage is the greatest sin, for women. Gardner's Used Books via United States: Softcover, ISBN Publisher: Sheffield Academic Pr, Acceptable. Poetics & Interpretation of Biblical Narrative, Berlin, Adele. Paperback, pages have sparse underlining and bracketing. Covers in /5(36).


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Share - Chaucer's Biblical Poetics by Lawrence L. Besserman (, Hardcover) Chaucer's Biblical Poetics by Lawrence L. Besserman (, Hardcover) Be the first to write a review. Lawrence Besserman, an expert in both the Bible and Chaucer's poetry, remedies this omission.

Through close analysis of what Chaucer does with the Bible as well as what he says about it, Besserman at once enhances appreciation of Chaucer's originality and increases understanding of shifting attitudes toward the Bible in fourteenth-century England.

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Chaucer’s “biblical poetics” and seemingly ‘tiblical” world view came to him in part by way of the writers and their works —or in reaction to and departure from, as much if not more than in emulation of their approaches to biblical form and : Lawrence Besserman.

Buy Chaucer's Biblical Poetics by Lawrence Besserman (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. CHAUCER’S BIBLICAL TURN In the Miller’s Tale Chaucer turns from the classical sources and subject matterthatchieflyundergirdedhisrecentmajorworks(TroilusandCriseyde, theLegendofGoodWomen,andeventheKnight’sTale)toacontentsteadily, sometimes emphatically, reliant upon a biblical source.

Fragment, and the. Geoffrey Chaucer's first major poem, Book of the Duchess, was a well-received elegy for Blanche, the late wife of his patron John of Gaunt (who was also patron of Bible translator John Wycliffe.

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Buy Chaucer's Biblical Poetics by Lawrence Besserman from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Author: Lawrence Besserman. Through an analysis of the poems Chaucers wordes Unto Adam, His Owne Scriveyn, Troilus and Criseyde, the Legend of Good Women, the Man of Laws Tale, the Wife of Baths Tale and its Prologue, the Clerks Tale, and the Pardoners Tale, Carolyn Dinshaw offers a provocative argument on medieval sexual constructs and Chaucers role in shaping them/5(32).

The God of the Bible often speaks in poetry. Beginning with an illuminating exploration of eloquence in the divine voice, a highly acclaimed professor of literature opens up the treasury of biblical tradition among English poets both past and present, showing them to be well attuned not only to Scripture's meaning but also to its music.

Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding. s use of biblical allusions Chaucer and the `glosing' debate Chaucer&#x;s `biblical poetics' Further reading Part III Readings 20 Modern Chaucer criticism Elizabeth Robertson Post-Victorian American criticism Post.

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Or get business-day shipping on this item for $ Cited by: Description: The Poetics of Biblical Narrative, Sternberg's last book, established a new level of sophistication for biblical analysis.

In Hebrews between Cultures, he shifts his focus from individual identity to the group, in this case the Hebrews. BOOKS: 1) The Legend of Job in the Middle Ages (Cambridge, Mass.

and London: Harvard Univ. Press, ). pages. 2) Chaucer and the Bible: A Critical Review of Research, Indexes, and Bibliography (New York and London: Garland Publishing, ). pages. 3) Chaucer’s Biblical Poetics (Norman, Okla.: U of Oklahoma P, ). pages. In Chaucer’s works, but especially in the Canterbury Tales there is a large use of biblical Exempla, texts, figures, and many quotations.

All these features have the power to give to the topics a great emphasis through creating a halo of solemnity, thus a. A phenomenal scholarly work analyzing the literature of the Bible. Fisch brings out much of the richness and depth of the Biblical material, showing its subversive nature.

My one critique is that I think the book could have been cut down by about 60 pages/5. Focusing on four aspects of Chaucer's poetics-use of narrative, speech, rhetoric, and figurative language-this is the first book-length study to identify Chaucer's distinctive poetic strategies by making specific comparisons with known textual : Amanda Holton.

All references to a specific biblical book or to the author of a specific book (e.g., “Ecclesiaste,” “Solomon,” “Job,” “Paul,” etc.) are placed at the head of the listing for that book and identified, as in Index I, by a “g” Chaucer’s erroneous references to specific authors or books are listed with a “g” under the.Geller, Stephen A.

“Hebrew Prosody and Poetics: Biblical.” In The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics. Edited by Alex Preminger and T. V. F. Brogan, – Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, E-mail Citation» A brief, insightful, and accessible overview of biblical poetry and its informing prosody.Troilus and Criseyde (/ ˈ t r ɔɪ l ə s ˈ k r ɛ s ɪ d ə /) is an epic poem by Geoffrey Chaucer which re-tells in Middle English the tragic story of the lovers Troilus and Criseyde set against a backdrop of war during the Siege of was composed using rime royale and probably completed during the mids.

Many Chaucer scholars regard it as the poet's finest work.