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Chaucer's queer poetics : rereading the dream trio

Author: Susan Schibanoff
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study challenges the long held view the Chaucer fled the prison of effete French court verse to become the 'natural' English father poet and charts a new model of Chaucerian poetic development that discovers the emergence of a queer aesthetic in his work.
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Schibanoff, Susan.
Chaucer's queer poetics.
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2006298792
(OCoLC)64670649
Named Person: Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Schibanoff
ISBN: 9781442672918 1442672919
OCLC Number: 244768726
Description: 1 online resource (x, 365 pages)
Contents: Introduction : 'there is nothing French about Chaucer' --
Anti-courtly polemic in the Chaucer escape narrative and the queer decoy --
Courtliness and heterosexual poetics in the Book of the duchess --
What Dante meant to Chaucer : the hermaphrodite poetics of the Divine comedy --
The House of fame : Geffrey as Ganymede --
Disorderly nature : Aristotle, Alan of Lille, and Jean de Meun --
'Imaked ... in Fraunce' : nature's queer poetics in the Parliament of fowls --
Au revoir : queer poetics and Chaucer's Englishness.
Responsibility: Susan Schibanoff.
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