restricted access   Proceedings, No. 1, 1984

Table of Contents

Reconstructing Chaucer

Preface

pp. vii-viii
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The Presidential Address

The Reconstruction of Chaucer

pp. 3-19
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The Biennial Lecture

The “Queynte” Punnings of Chaucer’s Critics

pp. 23-47
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Influence and "Auctoritee"

Tearing or Breathing?: Dante’s Influence on Filostrato and Troilus

pp. 51-59
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Chaucer and the European Rose

pp. 61-67
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Froissart, Chaucer, and the Pastourelles of the Pennsylvania Manuscript

pp. 69-79
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The Nun’s Priest’s Tale as Grammar-School Primer

pp. 81-91
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Chaucer, Lollius, and the Medieval Theory of Authorship

pp. 93-103
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Recycling Anelida and Arcite: Chaucer as a Source for Chaucer

pp. 105-115
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The World of Chivalry

War by Other Means: Marriage and Chivalry in Chaucer

pp. 119-133
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Fame’s Fabrication

pp. 135-148
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Carthusian Monks and Lollard Knights: Religious Attitude at the Court of Richard II

pp. 149-161
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Rhetoric and Poetic

Literal and Figurative in The Book of the Duchess

pp. 165-171
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Contentio: The Structural Paradigm of The Parliament of Fowls

pp. 173-180
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Womanly Noblesse and To Rosemounde: Point and Counterpoint of Chaucerian Love Lyrics

pp. 181-194
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Vision, Pilgrimage, and Rhetorical Composition

pp. 195-200
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The Wife of Bath as Chaucerian Subject

pp. 201-210
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Rhetorical Circumstances and the Canterbury Storytelling

pp. 211-218
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Chaucer and Science

Arcite’s Death and the New Surgery in The Knight’s Tale

pp. 221-230
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An Optical Theme in The Merchant’s Tale

pp. 231-243
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Trotula’s Fourteenth-Century Reputation, Jankyn’s Book, and Chaucer’s Trot

pp. 245-256
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New Chaucer Society: Fourth International Congress

pp. 257-262
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Index

pp. 263-274
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