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Chaucer's body : the anxiety of circulation in the "Canterbury tales"

Author: R A Shoaf
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Chaucer's Body follows the fortunes of individual bodies in the Canterbury Tales to their surprising, often shocking, involvements in both the humor and the horror of being human. Neither wholly carnal nor wholly spiritual, bodies in Chaucer's poem emerge as sites of resistance to economic, political, social, and sexual forces."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R A Shoaf
ISBN: 0813024234 9780813024233
OCLC Number: 47216842
Description: xvi, 162 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: R. Allen Shoaf.

Abstract:

"Chaucer's Body follows the fortunes of individual bodies in the Canterbury Tales to their surprising, often shocking, involvements in both the humor and the horror of being human. Neither wholly carnal nor wholly spiritual, bodies in Chaucer's poem emerge as sites of resistance to economic, political, social, and sexual forces."--Jacket.

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