Literary Medieval Criticism

Chaucer and Boccaccio: Antiquity and Modernity by Robert R. Edwards

By Robert R. Edwards

In the past due center a long time, Chaucer invents inventive domain names the most important to his tradition and figuring out of the emergence of selfhood, subjectivity, and social preparations; antiquity and late-medieval modernity. Robert Edwards demonstrates during this learn how this was once the results of Chaucer's examining and re-writing of the works of Boccaccio, which gives resources and types for portraying the vintage earlier and medieval modernity. In so doing, Edwards presents us with a necessary manner of assessing Chaucer's research of past due medieval culture.

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