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Rereading Chaucer and Spenser [electronic resource] : Dan Geffrey with the New Poete / Rachel Stenner, Tamsin Badcoe and Gareth Griffith.

Publication:
Manchester, UK : Manchester University Press, 2019. , ©2019
Series:
Manchester Spenser
Manchester Shakespeare
The Manchester Spenser
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (320 pages) : digital, PDF file(s).
Subjects:
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599 -- Criticism and interpretation.
English poetry -- Early modern.
English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700.
Literature and literary studies.
Literature: history and criticism.
Literary studies: general.
Literary studies: c. 1500 to c. 1800.
LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
In English.
System Details:
Mode of access: internet via World Wide Web.
System requirements: Adobe Acrobat or other PDF reader (latest version recommended), Internet Explorer or other browser (latest version recommended).
Summary:
Rereading Chaucer and Spenser is a much-needed volume that brings together established and early career scholars to provide new critical approaches to the relationship between Geoffrey Chaucer and Edmund Spenser. By reading one of the greatest poets of the Middle Ages alongside one of the greatest poets of the English Renaissance, this collection poses questions about poetic authority, influence, and the nature of intertextual relations in a more wide-ranging manner than ever before. With its dual focus on authors from periods often conceived as radically separate, the collection also responds to current interests in periodisation. This approach will engage academics, researchers and students of Medieval and Early Modern culture.
Contents:
Introduction / Rachel Stenner, Tamsin Badcoe, Gareth Griffith
1.Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde in Spenser's Amoretti and The Faerie Queene: reading historically and intertextually / Judith H. Anderson
2. 'Litle herd gromes piping in the wind': The Shepheardes Calender, The House of Fame, and 'La Compleynt' / Helen Barr
3. Diverse pageants: normative arrays of sexuality / Helen Cooper
4. The source of poetry: Pernaso, Paradise, and Spenser's Chaucerian craft / Claire Eager
5. Chaucer in Ireland: archaism, etymology, and the idea of development / William Rhodes
6. Wise wights in privy places: rhyme and stanza form in Spenser and Chaucer / Richard Danson Brown
7. Romancing Geoffrey: Chaucer and romance in the manuscript tradition / Gareth Griffith
8 Cultivating Chaucerian antiquity in The Shepheardes Calender / Megan L. Cook
9. Worthy friends: Speght's Chaucer and Speght's Spenser / Elisabeth Chaghafi
10. Chaucer's 'Beast Group' and 'Mother Hubberds Tale' / Brendan O'Connell
11. Propagating authority: poetic tradition in The Parliament of Fowls and the Mutabilitie Cantos / Craig A. Berry
12 'New matter framed upon the old': Chaucer, Spenser, and Luke Shepherd's 'New Poet' / Harriet Archer
Bibliography of books and essays on Chaucer and Spenser
Index.
Notes:
Made available via: manchesterhive.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, 2019. Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
Description based on print record.
Contributor:
Stenner, Rachel, editor.
Badcoe, Tamsin, editor.
Griffith, Gareth, editor.
Manchester University Press, publisher.
Other format:
Print version: Stenner, Rachel; Badcoe Tamsin; Griffith, Gareth. Rereading Chaucer and Spenser: Dan Geffrey with the New Poete,
ISBN:
9781526136923
9781526136930
9781526136916
Publisher Number:
10.7765/9781526136923 doi
www.manchesterhive.com/view/9781526136923/9781526136923.xml
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