skip to content
Chaucer and the country of the stars: poetic uses of astrological imagery. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Chaucer and the country of the stars: poetic uses of astrological imagery.

Author: Chauncey Wood
Publisher: Princeton, N.J., Princeton University Press, 1970.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Named Person: Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chauncey Wood
ISBN: 0691061726 9780691061726
OCLC Number: 58383
Description: xix, 318 pages illustrations 25 cm
Contents: Chaucer's attitude toward astrology. Nature of belief --
Chaucer's comments in the Treatise on the Astrolabe --
Debate about predestination --
Augustinian and Boethian ideas about fate and astrology --
Fourteenth-century views of astrology --
Artistic expressions of providence, astrology, and free will. Conventions and possibilities of astrology. Church decoration and astrology --
Dante's metaphorical cosmology --
Astrology and mythology --
Astrology and mythology in the Knight's Tale and Troilus and Criseyde --
Astrology as a rhetorical device. Complaint of Mars. Historical allegory --
Versions of the Mars and Venus story --
Astrological significance of the conjunction --
Myth and the mythographers --
Iconographic treatments of Mars and Venus --
Proem to the complaint --
Astrological section of the poem --
Complaint of the complaint. Three astrological cruxes. April date in the general prologue --
Wife of bath's horoscope --
Troilus among the spheres: a survey and a suggestion. Astrology in the man of law's tale. Narrator, providence, and romance --
Attitudes in the headlink and prologue --
Narrator, Bernard Silvestris, and Astral determinism --
Horoscope --
Chaucer, the man of law, and the treatment of the sources --
Providence, means, and ends. Time and tide in the Franklin's tale. Mediaeval tidal theory and the disappearance of the rocks --
Science, magic, and "gentilesse" . Parson's prologue. Time of day and the sign of Libra --
Symbolism of Libra --
Significance of the scales and the crucifixion.
More information:

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/58383> # Chaucer and the country of the stars: poetic uses of astrological imagery.
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "58383" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1195823#Place/princeton_n_j> ; # Princeton, N.J.
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nju> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1195823#Topic/astrologie> ; # Astrologie
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1711282> ; # English language--Middle English--Style
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1195823#Topic/english_language_middle_english_1100_1500_style> ; # English language--Middle English, 1100-1500--Style
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/819449> ; # Astrology in literature
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1195823#Topic/figures_of_speech> ; # Figures of speech
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1096987> ; # Rhetoric, Medieval
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1195823#Topic/stars_in_literature> ; # Stars in literature
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/821.1/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1043123> ; # Occultism
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1195823#Topic/chaucer_geoffrey_d_1400_knowledge_occultism> ; # Chaucer, Geoffrey--d. 1400--Knowledge--Occultism
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1195823#Topic/rhetoric_medieval> ; # Rhetoric, Medieval
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1195823#Topic/astrology_in_literature> ; # Astrology in literature
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1131722> ; # Stars in literature
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1195823#Person/chaucer_geoffrey_1400> ; # Geoffrey Chaucer
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/924108> ; # Figures of speech
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/100185203> ; # Chaucer Geoffrey
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1195823#Topic/chaucer_geoffrey_d_1400_literary_style> ; # Chaucer, Geoffrey--d. 1400--Literary style
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1136323> ; # Literary style
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/56626454> ; # Chauncey Wood
   schema:datePublished "1970" ;
   schema:description "Chaucer's attitude toward astrology. Nature of belief -- Chaucer's comments in the Treatise on the Astrolabe -- Debate about predestination -- Augustinian and Boethian ideas about fate and astrology -- Fourteenth-century views of astrology -- Artistic expressions of providence, astrology, and free will. Conventions and possibilities of astrology. Church decoration and astrology -- Dante's metaphorical cosmology -- Astrology and mythology -- Astrology and mythology in the Knight's Tale and Troilus and Criseyde -- Astrology as a rhetorical device. Complaint of Mars. Historical allegory -- Versions of the Mars and Venus story -- Astrological significance of the conjunction -- Myth and the mythographers -- Iconographic treatments of Mars and Venus -- Proem to the complaint -- Astrological section of the poem -- Complaint of the complaint. Three astrological cruxes. April date in the general prologue -- Wife of bath's horoscope -- Troilus among the spheres: a survey and a suggestion. Astrology in the man of law's tale. Narrator, providence, and romance -- Attitudes in the headlink and prologue -- Narrator, Bernard Silvestris, and Astral determinism -- Horoscope -- Chaucer, the man of law, and the treatment of the sources -- Providence, means, and ends. Time and tide in the Franklin's tale. Mediaeval tidal theory and the disappearance of the rocks -- Science, magic, and "gentilesse" . Parson's prologue. Time of day and the sign of Libra -- Symbolism of Libra -- Significance of the scales and the crucifixion."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1195823> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Chaucer and the country of the stars: poetic uses of astrological imagery."@en ;
   schema:productID "58383" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/58383#PublicationEvent/princeton_n_j_princeton_university_press_1970> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1195823#Agent/princeton_university_press> ; # Princeton University Press
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780691061726> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/58383> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1195823#Agent/princeton_university_press> # Princeton University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Princeton University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1195823#Person/chaucer_geoffrey_1400> # Geoffrey Chaucer
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:deathDate "1400" ;
   schema:familyName "Chaucer" ;
   schema:givenName "Geoffrey" ;
   schema:name "Geoffrey Chaucer" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1195823#Place/princeton_n_j> # Princeton, N.J.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Princeton, N.J." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1195823#Topic/astrology_in_literature> # Astrology in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Astrology in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1195823#Topic/chaucer_geoffrey_d_1400_knowledge_occultism> # Chaucer, Geoffrey--d. 1400--Knowledge--Occultism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Chaucer, Geoffrey--d. 1400--Knowledge--Occultism"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1195823#Topic/chaucer_geoffrey_d_1400_literary_style> # Chaucer, Geoffrey--d. 1400--Literary style
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Chaucer, Geoffrey--d. 1400--Literary style"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1195823#Topic/english_language_middle_english_1100_1500_style> # English language--Middle English, 1100-1500--Style
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "English language--Middle English, 1100-1500--Style"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1195823#Topic/rhetoric_medieval> # Rhetoric, Medieval
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Rhetoric, Medieval"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1195823#Topic/stars_in_literature> # Stars in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Stars in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1043123> # Occultism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Occultism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1096987> # Rhetoric, Medieval
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Rhetoric, Medieval"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1131722> # Stars in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Stars in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1136323> # Literary style
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Literary style"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1711282> # English language--Middle English--Style
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "English language--Middle English--Style"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/819449> # Astrology in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Astrology in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/924108> # Figures of speech
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Figures of speech"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/100185203> # Chaucer Geoffrey
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1340?" ;
   schema:birthDate "1343" ;
   schema:deathDate "1400" ;
   schema:familyName "Chaucer" ;
   schema:givenName "Geoffrey" ;
   schema:name "Chaucer Geoffrey" ;
   schema:name "Geoffrey Chaucer" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/56626454> # Chauncey Wood
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Wood" ;
   schema:givenName "Chauncey" ;
   schema:name "Chauncey Wood" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780691061726>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0691061726" ;
   schema:isbn "9780691061726" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/58383>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
   schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/58383> ; # Chaucer and the country of the stars: poetic uses of astrological imagery.
   schema:dateModified "2018-11-07" ;
   void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.