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The New Middle Ages

The Erotics of Consolation

Desire and Distance in the Late Middle Ages

Editors: Léglu, C., Milner, S. (Eds.)

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This collection of essays explores consolation and mourning in the varied, sometimes provocative, readings of Boethius and of Stoic consolation by French, English, Italian and German authors, including Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio, Machaut, Chaucer, Wyatt and Queen Elizabeth I.

About the authors

Catherine E. Léglu is Senior Lecturer at the University of Bristol. Stephen J. Milner is Senior Lecturer and Chair at the University of Bristol.

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'...the essays in this volume...offer a welcome, timely, and stimulating reassessment and reassertion of Boethius's centrality to medieval studies.' - Simon Gaunt, King's College London


Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Introduction: Encountering Consolation

    Léglu, Catherine E. (et al.)

    Pages 1-18

  • Touching Singularity: Consolation, Philosophy, and Poetry in the French Dit

    Kay, Sarah

    Pages 21-38

  • The Doubled Joys of Troilus and Criseyde

    Rosenfeld, Jessica

    Pages 39-59

  • The Consolation of Beatrice and Dante’s Dream of the Siren as Vilification Cure

    Holmes, Olivia

    Pages 61-78

  • Yearning and Learning: Spaces of Desire in Jean Lemaire De Belges’ Concorde Des Deux Langages (1511)

    Armstrong, Adrian

    Pages 79-94

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Erotics of Consolation
Book Subtitle
Desire and Distance in the Late Middle Ages
Editors
  • C. Léglu
  • S. Milner
Series Title
The New Middle Ages
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-09741-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-137-09741-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4039-7619-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 241
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