Chaucer's chain of love / Paul Beekman Taylor

Author(s): Taylor, Paul Beekman, 1930-
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Subjects: Love in literature
Christian poetry, English (Middle)--History and criticism
Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages in literature
Philosophy, Medieval, in literature
Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400--Criticism and interpretation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Madison, NJ : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, c1996
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: 215 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments 9
Prologue: A Tale of Two Cities 13
1. Chaucer's Chain of Love in the European Tradition 18
2. Love's Progressions and Successions 40
3. Frayed Bonds of Sight and Word: The Legend of Good Women 57
4. Word-Chains of Love: The Parliament, Troilus, and the Knight's Tale 71
5. Economies of Word as Bonds of Love: Dorigen and Grisilde 92
6. Aping God's Chain of Love: The First Fragment 107
7. Quests and Parodies of Quests for the Chain of Love 120
8. Ends of the Chain: Parson and Prologue 138
Epilogue: Memory and Design 151
Notes 158
List of Abbreviations 196
Bibliography 197
Index 211
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: Chain of love
Notes: LCCN: 96017171
ISBN: 0838636829 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-210) and index
OCLC Number: 34546436
ISBN/ISSN: 0838636829