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Chaucer and the Subject of History

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In this book, one of the world's leading medievalists provides us with a single vision of the shape and direction of Geoffrey Chaucer's entire career. Chaucer's interest in individuality was strikingly modern. At the same time he was profoundly aware of the pressures on individuality exerted by the past and by society - by history. It is this tension between the subject and history that Patterson explores. The book begins by showing how Chaucer's understanding of history as a subject for poetry - a world to be represented ...

Chaucer and the Subject of History 1991, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299128340

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Chaucer and the Subject of History 1991, University of Wisconsin Press

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Chaucer and the Subject of History 1991, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415073165

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