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House of Fame

Edward I. Condren

in Chaucer from Prentice to Poet: The Metaphor of Love in Dream Visions and Troilus and Criseyde

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032412
eISBN:
9780813038339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032412.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses the House of Fame, which may be considered to be the earliest and best example in English of a poem that went from the hand of the author directly into the hands of critics, ... More


The Missing Tidings of the House of Fame

Edward I. Condren

in Chaucer from Prentice to Poet: The Metaphor of Love in Dream Visions and Troilus and Criseyde

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032412
eISBN:
9780813038339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032412.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses a suggestion that Chaucer never planned for House of Fame anything beyond what is now extant. Compared with other Chaucerian poems that are obviously unfinished, the House of ... More


Reverberate Troy: sounding The House of Fame in Troilus and Cressida

Helen Barr

in Transporting Chaucer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091490
eISBN:
9781781707319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091490.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Chapter Six argues that Troilus and Cressida and The House of Fame share a distinctive soundscape that collapses the distance that normative literary history would put between them. Trojan laud ... More


Chaucer, House of Fame

Gianni Guastella

in Word of Mouth: Fama and Its Personifications in Art and Literature from Ancient Rome to the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198724292
eISBN:
9780191792021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724292.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chaucer’s dream poem contains an original reworking of all the themes studied in the previous chapters. The narrator relates how he was carried through the air to the palace where Fame, sister of ... More


Chaucer from Prentice to Poet: The Metaphor of Love in Dream Visions and Troilus and Criseyde

Edward I. Condren

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032412
eISBN:
9780813038339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032412.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

While covering all the major work produced by Geoffrey Chaucer in his pre-Canterbury Tales career, this book seeks to correct the traditional interpretations of these poems. The author provides new ... More


The Submission of Irish Kings in Fact and Fiction

Patrick Sims‐Williams

in Irish Influence on Medieval Welsh Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588657
eISBN:
9780191595431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588657.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses possible allusions in the Second Branch of the Mabinogi, Branwen, to Irish customs relating to hospitality and submission to an overlord, with particular reference to Brian ... More


Authors, Translators, and Commentators: Glossing Practices in Bodleian MS Fairfax 16

Jane Griffiths

in Diverting Authorities: Experimental Glossing Practices in Manuscript and Print

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199654512
eISBN:
9780191789434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654512.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter examines the diverse types of gloss found in Bodleian MS Fairfax 16, with particular reference to Reson and Sensuallyte and the House of Fame. It sets the glossing of the former in the ... More


Troilus and Criseyde

Edward I. Condren

in Chaucer from Prentice to Poet: The Metaphor of Love in Dream Visions and Troilus and Criseyde

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032412
eISBN:
9780813038339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032412.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses two parallels that require special notice, due to Chaucer's handling, having matured very noticeably by the time he began his poem of love in Troy, which may escape notice. ... More


The Basic Grammars and the Grammar-School Style

Christopher Cannon

in From Literacy to Literature: England, 1300–1400

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198779438
eISBN:
9780191824562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779438.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, World Literature

Grammar’s rules create subjects (“I,” “you”) and positions them in space and time; for some poets the process of grammaticalization made such rules available for artistic use. The techniques of ... More


Virgil

Jan M. Ziolkowski

in The Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature: Volume 1: 800–1558

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199587230
eISBN:
9780191820410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587230.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

No other poet in any language has achieved a cultural impact of the length or strength that Virgil has had in England. Virgil was the most broadly known, cited, and invoked of all classical Latin ... More


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