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The Resource Serious play : desire and authority in the poetry of Ovid, Chaucer, and Ariosto, Robert W. Hanning

Serious play : desire and authority in the poetry of Ovid, Chaucer, and Ariosto, Robert W. Hanning

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Serious play : desire and authority in the poetry of Ovid, Chaucer, and Ariosto
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Serious play
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desire and authority in the poetry of Ovid, Chaucer, and Ariosto
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Robert W. Hanning
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Language
eng
Summary
Comic poets are inspired best by the bittersweet nature of their art-the thrill of skewering the world's power elite while nevertheless being dependent on their support. Ovid, Chaucer, and Ariosto were extremely attuned to the dynamics of this relationship, with Ovid suffering most from his comedic missteps. Their audacity and acute insight are the very elements that make their work so appealing centuries after their subjects have stumbled off the stage. Through a careful and imaginative analysis of Ovid's amatory poetry, Chaucer's dream poems and excerpts from the Canterbury Tal
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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University seminars/Leonard Hastings Schoff memorial lectures
Serious play : desire and authority in the poetry of Ovid, Chaucer, and Ariosto, Robert W. Hanning
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Serious play : desire and authority in the poetry of Ovid, Chaucer, and Ariosto, Robert W. Hanning
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7312/hann15210
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ovid's amatory poetry: Rome in a comic mirror -- Chaucer: dealing with the authorities; or, Twisting the nose that feeds you -- Ariosto's Orlando Furioso: confusion multiply confounded; or, Astray in the forest of desire
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1 online resource (xviii, 286 pages).
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online
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9780231526395
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote

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