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Idleness working : the discourse of love's labor from Ovid through Chaucer and Gower / Gregory M. Sadlek.

Author/Creator:
Sadlek, Gregory M., 1950-
Publication:
Washington, D. C. : Catholic University of America Press, c2004.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 298 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Guillaume, de Lorris, fl. 1230. Roman de la Rose.
Alanus, de Insulis, d. 1202. De planctu naturae.
André, le chapelain. De amore et amoris remedio.
Gower, John, 1325?-1408. Confessio Amantis.
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D. Ars amatoria.
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D. -- Influence.
Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism.
Literature, Medieval -- Roman influences.
Love in literature.
Work in literature.
Contents:
The discourse of love's labor and its cultural contexts
Labor omnia vincit: Roman attitudes toward work and leisure and the discourse of love's labor in Ovid's Ars amatoria
Noble servitium: aspects of labor ideology in the Christian middle ages and love's labor in the De amore of Andreas Capellanus
Homo artifex: monastic labor ideologies, urban labor, and love's labor in Alan of Lille's De planctu naturae
Repose travaillant: the discourse of love's labor in the Roman de la rose
The vice of Acedia and the gentil occupacion in Gower's Confessio amantis
Love's bysynesse in Chaucer's amatory fiction.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-281) and indexes.
ISBN:
0813213738 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
53038615
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