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An introduction to Chaucer and Langland

Connolly, Terence Leo

An introduction to Chaucer and Langland

a corrective of Long"s History of English literature

by Connolly, Terence Leo

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Published by R. West in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Langland, William, 1330?-1400?,
    • English literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- History and criticism,
    • Great Britain -- History -- 14th century

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Terence L. Connolly.
      ContributionsLong, William Joseph, 1867-1952.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR293 .C6 1978
      The Physical Object
      Pagination103 p. ;
      Number of Pages103
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4721044M
      ISBN 10084923915X
      LC Control Number78008104
      OCLC/WorldCa3869519

        To that end, we will read Dante’s Inferno together with Chaucer’s House of Fame; the anonymous Pearl with Chaucer’s Book of the Duchess; excerpts from William Langland’s Piers Plowman together with Chaucer’s great work, The Canterbury Tales. No previous knowledge of medieval literature is expected or required. The Cambridge Companion to Chaucer is an extensively revised version of the first edition, which has become a classic in the field. This new volume responds to the success of the first edition and to recent debates in Chaucer Studies. Important material has been updated, and new contributions have been commissioned to take into account recent trends in literary theory as well as in studies of /5(4).

      Obviously, Chaucer’s career was prospering, and his first important poem— Book of the Duchess—seems further evidence of his connection with persons in high places. That poem of more than 1, lines, probably written in late or early , is an elegy for Blanche, duchess of Lancaster, John of Gaunt’s first wife, who died of plague.   Philosophical themes in Chaucer’s “Canterbury Tales” and “Troilus and Criseyde,” as well as Langland’s “Piers Plowman.” Chaucer and Langland. Introduction to 14th Century. Pink on the Will. Marguerite Porete. Dante Alighieri. Church and State.

      Geoffrey Chaucer (/ ˈ tʃ ɔː s ər /; c. s – 25 October ) was an English poet and author. Widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages, he is best known for The Canterbury Tales. He has been called the "father of English literature", or, alternatively, the "father of English poetry". He was the first writer to be buried in what has since come to be called Poets.   A specialist in medieval English literature at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Bowers is also the author of “An Introduction to the Gawain Poet,” “End of Story: A Novel,” “Chaucer and Langland: The Antagonistic Tradition,” “The Crisis of Will in Piers Plowman,” and “The Politics of Pearl: Court Poetry in the Age of Richard Reviews:


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Get this from a library. An An introduction to Chaucer and Langland book to Chaucer and Langland (A corrective of Long's History of English literature). [Terence L Connolly]. Introduction to Chaucer and Langland. New York, Fordham University Press [©] (OCoLC) Named Person: Geoffrey Chaucer; William Langland; John Wycliffe; Geoffrey Chaucer; William Langland; John Wycliffe: Document Type: Book.

Introduction: The Antagonistic Tradition 1 Beginnings 43 Langland and 43 Chaucer and 49 Naming Names: "Langland" and "Chaucer" 54 Naming William Langland 56 Langland's Editorial Lives 64 Definitely Geoffrey Chaucer 80 Piers Plowman and the Impulse to Antagonism Price: $   Chaucer and Langland Historical Textual Approaches.

by George Kane (Author) January ; Originally published ; First Edition; Hardcover $, £ Paperback $, £; Title Details. Rights: Available worldwide Pages: ISBN: Trim Size: x   For Chaucer and Langland the imagination was indeed creative, involved in the active construction of meanings, and in their poetry they grasped and explored social commitments, religious developments and many perplexing contradictions which were subverting inherited : David Aers.

Book Description. First published inthis study of two renowned later fourteenth century English poets, Chaucer and Langland, concentrates on some major and representative aspects of their work. Aers shows that, in contrast to the mass conventional writing of the period, which was happy to accept and propagate traditional ideologies.

Book Description. Anne Middleton's essays have been among the most vigorous, learned, and influential in the field of medieval English literature. historically- and theoretically-informed meditations on the nature of poetic discourse traced how the generation of Chaucer and Langland devised a category of the literary that could embody a.

This is a perfect book for graduate students (or anyone else) who want an up-to-date, one-stop resource for many of the major trends in Chaucer and Langland scholarship of the last fifty years Chaucer and Langland should provide a touchstone for critical conversation about Chaucer and Langland for.

For example, a recent authoritative argument that Chaucer based his General Prologue on Langland's Prologue specifies, following the conventional ordering and dating of the traditional three versions and taking into account the version known as the Z-text as well, that it was the A version of Piers Plowman that Chaucer had read.

12 In just a. The Book Concerning Piers the Plowman, tr. Donald and Rachel Attwater (NY, Dutton, ) [PRA8x ]. (Texts on this site are from this edition.) William Langland's Piers Plowman: the C version: a verse translation.

George Economou, Philadelphia, The Univ. of. Introduction to Chaucer: Middle English and the Canterbury Tales William Langland: Poems & Style like this guy asked him to write a eulogy of his wife - it turned into The Book of the.

One of them is identified as William Langley or Langland was Chaucer’s own equal, if not superior in intensity, though far less inferior in range and in art. The second one was John Gower. The most vibrant of dream allegories comes from the pen of William Langland who wrote Piers Plowman.

Chaucer and Langland: The Antagonistic Tradition by John M. Bowers (review) Emily Runde; Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies; University of California, Los Angeles, Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies; Vol ; pp. ; /cjm; Review ; View Citation; Additional Information.

Tolkien's Lost Chaucer uncovers the story of an unpublished and previously unknown book by the author of The Lord of the n worked between and on his Clarendon edition Selections from Chaucer's Poetry and Prose, and though never completed, its pages of commentary reveals much of his thinking about language and storytelling when he was still at the Reviews: /* LB,Mehl, Dieter, English Literature in the Age of Chaucer*/ English Literature in the Age of Chaucer presents a thorough survey of one of the most exciting and creative periods in English literature, centering around its most original and influential literary representative, Geoffrey Chaucer.

In addition to detailed and sensitive treatment of Chaucer's major works, the. Langland uses the older Alliterative verse style rather than adopting the new-fangled rhyming, iambic schemes as Chaucer did.

I am a fan of this approach to narrative verse as it adds colour and interest (makes the story poetic!) without the risk of the unvaried rhythm of iambic metre sending one to snooze-land prematurely/5(8).

In new readings of medieval language attitudes and identities, this book concludes that multilingualism informed masculinist discourses, which were aligned against the vernacular sentiment traditionally attributed to Langland and Chaucer.

"Davidson has provided an energetic and lively book that. Bowers has marshaled his formidable skills to create a book impressive in its balanced combination of breadth and depth.

John M. Bowers is professor of English at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and the author of five books, including Chaucer and Langland: The Antagonistic Tradition.

A Treatise on the Astrolabe is a medieval instruction manual on the astrolabe by Geoffrey describes both the form and the proper use of the instrument, and stands out as a prose technical work from a writer better known for poetry, written in English rather than the more typical Latin.

Two general comparisons of the works of Langland and Chaucer follow, both written inand both more interesting for the issues they raise than for any development of those issues.

The remainder of the book, though, does develop arguments on textual issues and. In an updated edition of his hugely successful student introduction to English literature from toJ. A. Burrow takes account of scholarly developments in the the field, most notably devoting a final chapter to the impact of historicism on medieval studies.

Full of information and stimulating ideas, and a pleasure to read, Burrow's book deals with circumstances of composition and.Reading 'Piers Plowman' is an indispensable scholarly guide to a magnificent - and notoriously difficult - medieval poem.

With 'Piers Plowman', the fourteenth-century poet William Langland proved that English verse could be at once spiritually electrifying and intellectually rigorous, capable of imagining society in its totality while at the same time exploring heady ideas about language.Chaucer and Langland: Historical and Textual Approaches by George Kane (review) Chaucer and Langland: Historical and Textual Approaches by George Kane (review) Book Reviews both texts the family order is necessarily at odds with the social one, and that in each instance society demands and receives the sacrifice of one Iphigenia (Agnes/Euriphile) in order to .