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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc|
|Named Person:||Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer|
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|Notes:||Originally published: 2004.|
|Contents:||Acknowledgements; Introduction: Chaucer and the problem of normativity; 1. Naturalism and its discontents in the Miller's Tale; 2. Normative longing in the Knight's Tale; 3. Agency and dialectic in the Consolation of Philosophy; 4. Sadomasochism and utopia in the Roman de la Rose; 5. Suffering love in the Wife of Bath's Prologue and Tale; 6. Love's promise: the Clerk's Tale and the scandal of the unconditional; Notes; Bibliography; Index.|
|Series Title:||Cambridge studies in medieval literature, 55.|
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