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Chaucerotics : uncloaking the language of sex in The Canterbury tales and Troilus and Criseyde

Author: Geoffrey W Gust
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018] ©2018
Series: New Middle Ages (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Chaucerotics examines the erotic language in Chaucerian literature through a unique lens, utilizing the tools of 'pornographic literary theory' to open up Chaucer's ribald poetry to fresh modes of analysis. By introducing and applying the notion of 'Chaucerotics,' this study argues for a more historically-nuanced and theoretically-sophisticated understanding of the obscene content in Chaucer{u2019}s fabliaux and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Named Person: Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey W Gust
ISBN: 3319897454 9783319897455
OCLC Number: 1028951547
Description: xii, 332 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction: Chaucerotics and the Problem of Medieval Pornography --
1. Pornography and the Evasions of Chaucer Studies --
2. Problem of Medieval Pornography --
2. Chaucerotics and the Cloak of Language in the Fabliaux --
3. "Ther was the revel and the melodye": The Playful Cloak of Language in The Miller's Tale --
4. "On this goode wyf he leith on soore": The Brutal Chauceroticism of The Reeve's Tale --
5. "And in he throng": The Anti-Chivalric Chauceroticism of The Merchant's Tale --
6. "And of his owene thought he wax al reed": Chaucerotics and the Poetics of Prostitution in The Shipman's Tale --
7. "Swych feste it joye was to sene": On the Pornographic Possibilities of Troilus and Criseyde --
8. Conclusion: Uncloaking the Language of Sex in The Canterbury Tales and Troilus and Criseyde.
Series Title: New Middle Ages (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Responsibility: Geoffrey W. Gust.

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