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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


Flesh and stone: William Morris’s News from Nowhere and Chaucer’s dream visions

John M. Ganim

in Contemporary Chaucer across the centuries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129154
eISBN:
9781526141996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129154.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

John Ganim unpacks William Morris’s eroticised but anxious politics in News from Nowhere. Ganim highlights the significance of the emotional attachment to environment in the formulation of Morris’s ... More


Introduction

Gananath Obeyesekere

in The Awakened Ones: Phenomenology of Visionary Experience

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153621
eISBN:
9780231527309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153621.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This introductory chapter provides the reader with a glimpse of what this book aims to achieve and a sense of the epistemological and psychological assumptions that underlie it. The task at hand is ... More


Introduction

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/9780813032412.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses love in Chaucer's works and several of his poems and creations. The three poems of Chaucer that are studied in this book belong to a varied genre called “dream visions”, which ... More


John Higgins’s First Part of the Mirror for Magistrates (1574–5)

Harriet Archer

in Unperfect Histories: The Mirror for Magistrates, 1559-1610

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198806172
eISBN:
9780191844041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806172.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Chapter 2 introduces John Higgins’s first contribution to the corpus, and considers the ways in which his Mirror prequel works with Baldwin’s interest in textual transmission to retell the story of ... More


‘The right vse of Poёsie’: Elizabeth Melville’s Religious Verse and Scottish Presbyterian Politics

Sarah C. E. Ross

in Women, Poetry, and Politics in Seventeenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198724209
eISBN:
9780191792007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724209.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This chapter establishes the political resonances and uses of women’s religious verse, as it explores the religious dream vision and lyric poetry of the Scottish Presbyterian poet Elizabeth Melville. ... More


Dreaming the Great Brahmin: Tibetan Traditions of the Buddhist Poet-Saint Saraha

Kurtis R. Schaeffer

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195173734
eISBN:
9780199850303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173734.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book explores the creation and recreation of Buddhist saints through narratives, poetry, art, ritual, and even dream visions. Looking at the cultural and literary history of the well-known ... More


Perpetua’s Gender. A Latinist Reads the Passio Perpetuae et Felicitatis

Craig Williams

in Perpetua's Passions: Multidisciplinary Approaches to the Passio Perpetuae et Felicitatis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199561889
eISBN:
9780191804397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199561889.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

One of the most memorable moments in the Passio Perpetuae et Felicitatis comes in Perpetua’s narration of her fourth and last dream-vision: in the course of preparations for her fight with the ... More


Questions of Style and Structure

Nadine Meisner

in Marius Petipa: The Emperor's Ballet Master

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190659295
eISBN:
9780190659325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190659295.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance

The principle focus of chapter 6 is aesthetic, examining Petipa’s structures and devices; most of his big ballets fitted the same model started by The Pharaoh’s Daughter. As part of the tendency for ... More


‘My Whole Workes’ (1575)

Matthew Woodcock

in Thomas Churchyard: Pen, Sword, and Ego

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199684304
eISBN:
9780191764974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684304.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter discusses Churchyard’s first miscellany, Churchyardes Chippes, and its relation to other single-authored collections published in the 1560s and 1570s by Barnabe Googe, George Gascoigne, ... More


Origins (to 1543)

Matthew Woodcock

in Thomas Churchyard: Pen, Sword, and Ego

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199684304
eISBN:
9780191764974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684304.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter traces the origins of the author’s family and reconstructs the historical context of fifteenth- and sixteenth-century Shrewsbury, the town of Churchyard’s birth. It identifies the ... More


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