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Title
Chaucer, Gower, and the vernacular rising Chaucer, Gower, and the vernacular rising :
Type
Text
Subject
English poetry--Middle English, 1100-1500--History and criticism.
Literature and society--England--History--To 1500.
Confessio amantis.
Gower, John, 1325?-1408--Criticism and interpretation.
Legend of good women.
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400--Criticism and interpretation.
Social classes--England--History--To 1500.
England--Social conditions--1066-1485.
Literacy--England--History--To 1500.
Tyler's Insurrection, 1381.
Language
English
Geographic Coverage
England
Classification
LCC: PR311 .A76 2013 (Source: dlc)
DDC: 821/.109 full (Assigner: dlc)
Identified By
Lccn: 2012034456
Summary
"Examines the transmission of Greco-Roman and European literature into English in the late fourteenth and early fifteenth centuries, when literacy was burgeoning among men and women from the nonruling classes in England"--Provided by publisher.
Table Of Contents
Chaucer's and Gower's early readership expanded
Against the greyness of the multitude : poetry, prestige, and the Confessio amantis
Time after time : historiography and Nebuchadnezzar's dream
In defense of Cupid : poetics, gender, and The legend of good women
Chaucer on the effects of poetry.
Authorized Access Point
Arner, Lynn. Chaucer, Gower, and the vernacular rising