The performance of Middle English culture : essays on Chaucer and the drama in honor of Martin Stevens (Book, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
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The performance of Middle English culture : essays on Chaucer and the drama in honor of Martin Stevens

Author: James J Paxson; Lawrence M Clopper; Sylvia Tomasch; Martin Stevens
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; Rochester, NY : D.S. Brewer, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using contemporary theory and historical scholarship, this is a detailed examination of theatricality in Chaucer and in Middle English literature and culture as a whole.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James J Paxson; Lawrence M Clopper; Sylvia Tomasch; Martin Stevens
ISBN: 0859915271 9780859915274
OCLC Number: 39116722
Description: ix, 198 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Sponsorship, reflexivity and resistance : cultural readings of the York cycle plays / Kathleen Ashley --
Eliding the "medieval" : Renaissance "new historicism" and sixteenth-century drama / Richard K. Emmerson --
"Se in what stat thou doyst indwell" : the shifting constructions of gender and power relations in Wisdom / Marlene Clark, Sharon Kraus, Pamela Sheingorn --
Chaucerian critique of medieval theatricality / Seth Lerer --
Experience of modernity in late medieval literature : urbanism, experience and rhetoric in some early descriptions of London / John M. Ganim --
Noah's wife's flood / Alfred David --
Textual pleasure in the Miller's tale / Richard Daniels --
Petrarch, Chaucer and the making of the Clerk / Warren Ginsberg --
Crisis of mediation in Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde / Robert W. Hanning --
Reading Chaucer ab ovo : mock-exemplum in the Nun's Priest's tale / Peter W. Travis --
Postmodern performance : counter-reading Chaucer's Clerk's tale and Maxine Hong Kingston's "No Name Woman" / William McClellan.
Responsibility: edited by James J. Paxson, Lawrence M. Clopper, Sylvia Tomasch.

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