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Medieval Ovid: Frame Narrative and Political Allegory

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Ovid's Metamorphoses played an irrefutably important role in the integration of pagan mythology in Christian texts during the Middle Ages. This book is the only study to consider this Ovidian revival as part of a cultural shift disintegrating the boundaries between not only sacred and profane literacy but also between academic and secular politics.

Auteur
Amanda J. Gerber is Assistant Professor at Eastern New Mexico University, USA.

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Ovid's Metamorphoses played an irrefutably important role in the integration of pagan mythology in Christian texts during the Middle Ages. This book is the only study to consider this Ovidian revival as part of a cultural shift disintegrating the boundaries between not only sacred and profane literacy but also between academic and secular politics.



Contenu
1. Introduction: Reframing the Frame Narrative 2. Rethinking Ovid: The Commentary Tradition 3. Communal Narrative: Boccaccio and the Historical Paraphrase Tradition 4. Clerical Expansion and Narrative Diminution in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales 5. Overlapping Mythologies: The Political Afterlives of Frame Narratives in Gower's Confessio Amantis and Lydgate's Fall of Princes 6. Conclusion

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Medieval Ovid: Frame Narrative and Political Allegory
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9781137488398
ISBN: 978-1-137-48839-8
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Springer Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Linguistique et sciences de la littérature
nombre de pages: 163
Poids: 380g
Taille: H17mm x B222mm x T146mm
Année: 2015
Auflage: 2015

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