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by Peggy A. A. Knapp




Chaucerian Aesthetics examines The Canterbury Tale and Troilus and Criseyde from both medieval and post-Kantian vantage points. These sometimes congruent, sometimes divergent perspectives illuminate both the immediate pleasure of encountering beauty and its haunting promise of intelligibility. Although aesthetic reflection has sometimes seemed out of sync with modern approaches to mind and language, Knapp defends its value in general and demonstrates its importance for the analysis of Chaucer’s narrative art. Focusing on language games, persons, women, humor, and community, this book ponders what makes art beautiful.

Download Chaucerian Aesthetics (The New Middle Ages) epub
ISBN: 0230606687
ISBN13: 978-0230606685
Category: Literature
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Author: Peggy A. A. Knapp
Language: English
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 2008 edition (September 19, 2008)
Pages: 252 pages
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