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Chaucer, Boccaccio, and the debate of love

a comparative study of the Decameron and the Canterbury tales

by N. S. Thompson

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400,
  • Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375,
  • Literature, Comparative -- English (Middle) and Italian,
  • Literature, Comparative -- Italian and English (Middle),
  • Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages in literature,
  • Narration (Rhetoric) -- History -- To 1500,
  • Tales, Medieval -- History and criticism,
  • Debate poetry -- History and criticism,
  • Storytelling in literature,
  • Rhetoric, Medieval,
  • Love in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [324]-349) and index.

    StatementN.S. Thompson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1874 .T47 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination354 p. ;
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL977195M
    ISBN 100198123787
    LC Control Number96014368

    Giovanni Boccaccio () Giovanni Boccaccio is, with the older Dante and his contemporary Francis Petrarch, one of the three great poets of the Italian fourteenth century. Chaucer knew the works of all three, and it has been speculated that he may even have met both Petrarch and Boccaccio (but see below). Chaucer's Boccaccio: Sources of the Troilus and the Knight's and Franklin's Tales, ed. and tr. N.R. Havely. Woodbridge and Totawa. [PR B6 ]. The Book of Theseus = Teseida delle nozze d'Emilia by Giovanni Boccaccio, tr. Bernadette Marie McCoy. New York. [PQ E5 T4 ].

    The “Man of Law’s Tale” is another tale with numerous similarities to The is well known that “Chaucer’s principal source for this tale is a lengthy section of an Anglo-Norman chronicle of world history that was written around by the Dominican friar Nicholas Trevet” (Benson, , p. ). The Book of the Knight of Latour-Landry [The Debate of the Knight and his wife on the problem of courtly love] The text is lightly glossed; see the glossary in .

    Chaucer, Boccaccio, and the Debate of Love. A Comparative Study of the Decameron and the Canterbury Tales. By N. S. Thompson. Oxford: Clarendon Press, Pp. $ Acknowledging that the issue of whether Chaucer knew the Decameron is difficult to prove, N. S. Thompson seeks "to show that there is a critical method beyond. Although Geoffrey Chaucer focuses on a wide variety of issues in his writings, it is difficult to overlook the importance that he places on his female characters. As a result, many scholars continue to debate whether Chaucer is supportive of women's role in society or if he is an anti-feminist in his works. Since misogyny was a common trend in the .


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After briefly treating how each text frames those terms - Boccaccio in his Proemio, Chaucer in the variety of views voiced by his pilgrims - Thompson focuses on Day VI as an extended treatment of the power of words, and Fragment VII (following Gaylord in labelling it the 'Literature Group') as a debate focusing on literature and its function.

Despite the affinity, similarity, and inter-texuality, Chaucer never mentions Boccaccio by name in his works (as a contrast, Chaucer mentions both Petrarch and Dante several times), nor does he mention Boccaccio’s works explicitly, which leads to the usual suspicion that Chaucer is under “the anxiety of influence.”.

After briefly treating how each text frames those terms - Boccaccio in his Proemio, Chaucer in the variety of views voiced by his pilgrims - Thompson focuses on Day VI as an extended treatment of the power of words, and Fragment VII (following Gaylord in labelling it the 'Literature Group') as a debate focusing on literature and its function/5(1).

N.S. Thompson, Chaucer, Boccaccio, and the Debate of Love: A Comparative Study of The Decameron and The Canterbury : Clarendon, ; pp.; Nigel Thompson's book resists alignment with current concerns in late-medieval studies: he has little or nothing to say about manuscripts and their dissemination; about the audiences, reception, and imitation of.

Thompson, N.S. Chaucer, Boccaccio, and the Debate of Love: A Comparative Study of The Decameron and The Canterbury Tales. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Chaucer's trips to mainland Europe. Chaucer had made several trips to the mainland from England between and on the King's business as Esquire of the King.

During at least one of these trips it is possible that he met Petrarch or Boccaccio or possibly both in Italy.

Historian Donald Howard, Professor Walter William Skeat and Dr. Furnivall say there is good. Reviews the book `Chaucer, Boccaccio, and the Debate of Love: A Comparative study of `The Decameron' and `The Canterbury Tales,' by N.S. Thompson. Reviews. Beidler, Peter G. // Medium Aevum;, Vol.

66 Issue 2, p Reviews the book `Chaucer, Boccaccio and the Debate of Love,' by N.S. Thompson. In the end, of course, that resistance tells us more about Chaucer's reception since the fifteenth century than about Chaucer himself or his sources."--BOOK JACKET.

Chaucer Boccaccio and the Debate of Love. Thompson. Format Type: PDF, Kindle. Download: Read Online: Download. In the book it states, “The effeminate Pardoner, the lusty Wife of Bath, and the belligerent Miller are creatures of flesh and blood, whose interaction throughout the journey contributes to our perception of them as participants in Chaucer’s human comedy” (page lines ).

Chaucer,Boccaccio,and the debate of love Words. Chaucer,Boccaccio,and the debate of love Oxford: Clarendon, ; pp.; Nigel Thompson's book resists alignment with current concerns in late-medieval studies: he has little or nothing to say about manuscripts and their dissemination; about the audiences, reception, and imitation of the works he treats; about gender and its representation.

Reviews the book `Chaucer, Boccaccio, and the Debate of Love: A Comparative study of `The Decameron' and `The Canterbury Tales,' by N.S. Thompson.

Venice. // Lapham's Quarterly;Fall, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p A letter from author Francesco Petrarch to poet Giovanni Boccaccio about the recurrence of the black death from to is.

A major and original contribution to the debate as to Chaucer's use and knowledge of Boccaccio, finding a new source for the "Shipman's Tale". A possible direct link between the two greatest literary collections of the fourteenth century, Boccaccio's Decameron and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, has long tantalized readers because these works.

Chaucer,Boccaccio,and the debate of love Words | 6 Pages. N.S. Thompson, Chaucer, Boccaccio, and the Debate of Love: A Comparative Study .Love cannot endure or live if it is not free and active in the heart.'33 Chaucer's narrator, rightly impressed by the lucid comments on `love' and `maistrie' in this section of the Romance of the Rose now wants the attitudes of the Golden Age to transform the present, inviting males to overcome the customary double-standards in their relations.Chaucer, Boccaccio, and the Debate of Love: A Comparative Study of the Decameron and the Canterbury Tales By N.

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