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Instructions, Admonitions, and Aspirations in <i>Vaṃsa</i> Proems

Kristin Scheible

in Reading the Mahavamsa: The Literary Aims of a Theravada Buddhist History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231171380
eISBN:
9780231542609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171380.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

If we read the proem, or opening poem of reading instructions, of the Mahāvaṃsa, especially in light of the proem of the earlier related text Dīpavaṃsa, we see that the traditional, historicizing, ... More


What Comes After Chaucer's But in The Faerie Queene

Judith H. Anderson

in Reading the Allegorical Intertext: Chaucer, Spenser, Shakespeare, Milton

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823228478
eISBN:
9780823241125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228478.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Talbot Donaldson's article examines how the illogical use of but in Chaucer's Prologue indicates the pressure of a mind. The article is further evidence of the presence of a dramatic person in The ... More


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