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Imagined Romes : the ancient city and its stories in Middle English poetry

Author: C David Benson
Publisher: University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A study of ancient Rome as a prominent topic in the works of Middle English poets. Discusses how each of these poets conceives of ancient Rome and Romans, both pagan and Christian, and why it matters to their work. Includes the works of Gower, Chaucer, Langland, and Lydgate"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Benson, C. David, author.
Imagined Romes
(DLC) 2018053163
(OCoLC)1049789715
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C David Benson
ISBN: 9780271083957 0271083956
OCLC Number: 1103917719
Description: 1 online resource (x, 201 pages)
Contents: The relics of Rome : Christian mercy and the stacions of Rome --
The ruins of Rome : pagan marvels and the metrical mirabilia --
Civic Romans in Gower's Confessio amantis --
Heroic (women) Romans in Chaucer's Canterbury tales and the legend of good women --
Virtuous Romans in Piers plowman --
Tragic Romans in Lydgate's Fall of princes.
Responsibility: C. David Benson.

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