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Disseminal Chaucer

Peter W. Travis

Disseminal Chaucer

rereading The nun"s priest"s tale

by Peter W. Travis

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Published by University of Notre Dame Press in Notre Dame, Ind .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPeter W. Travis
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR1868.N63 T73 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 443 p. :
Number of Pages443
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24562173M
ISBN 100268042357
ISBN 109780268042356
LC Control Number2009038253
OCLC/WorldCa351313248

A collection of stories written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer at the end of the 14th century. The tales (mostly in verse, although some are in prose) are told as part of a story-telling contest by a group of pilgrims as they travel together on a journey from Southwark to the shrine of Saint Thomas Becket at Canterbury Cathedral. Page 2 - With lokkes crulle, as they were leyd in presse. Of twenty yeer of age he was, I gesse. Of his stature he was of evene lengthe, And wonderly deliver, and greet of strengthe. And he had been somtyme in chivachye, In Flaundres, in Artoys, and Picardye, And born him wel, as of so litel space, In hope to stonden in his lady grace.4/5(3).

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It is historicist based, which places it in the mainstream of current medieval practices, but its background material and authoritative Cited by: Chaucer’s The Nun’s Priest’s Tale is one of the most popular of The Canterbury Tales. It is only lines long, yet it contains elements of a beast fable, an exemplum, a satire, and other genres.

There have been countless attempts to articulate the “real” meaning of the tale, but it has confounded the by:   Chaucer's The Nun's Priest's Tale is one of the most popular of The Canterbury Tales.

It is only lines long, yet it contains elements of a beast fable, an exemplum, a satire, and other genres. There have been countless attempts to articulate the "real" meaning of the Pages: "Disseminal Chaucer is an original work of criticism that breaks new ground in its treatment of The Nun's Priest's Tale, both in its approach to the tale and in its perspective on Chaucer's poetry as a whole.

It is historicist based, which places it in the mainstream of current medieval practices, but its background material and authoritative.

Disseminal Chaucer is a book that spans a generation of Chaucer scholarship. Eight important and influential articles, published between Author: Martin Camargo. Over the past 25 years, Peter Travis has written some of the most significant essays on the Nun’s Priest’s Tale.

Now he has compiled them into a framed collection, Disseminal Chaucer: Rereading the Nun’s Priest’s book’s eight chapters reproduce eight essays published between and that are worked together into one of the most detailed monographs on a single story Author: Elizabeth Scala.

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Having tried to wade through a "non-modern english" version of The Canterbury Tales, I appreciate this book. It brings out Chaucer's playful language in a way that's more entertaining, because it's easier to understand.

Re-reading some of the stories in this book, I was surprised by beautiful statements, amusing turns of phrase, and the sheer /5(). Peter W. Travis Disseminal Chaucer: Rereading the Nun’s Priest’s Tale A page book on a line poem about a rooster must be up to something, and one can tell pretty quickly that it must be something good, for Peter Travis writes with authority, ambition, generosity, and wit.

(to which he might have added Spenser as an important Author: Norm Klassen. The nun's priest's body, or Chaucer's sexual genius --The nun's priest's tale as grammar school primer, Menippean parody, and Ars poetica --Close reading: beginnings and endings --Chaucer's heliotropes and the poetics of metaphor --The noise of history --Chaucerian horologics and the confounded reader --The parodistic episteme: learning to.

(from publishers site) Chaucer’s The Nun’s Priest’s Tale is one of the most popular of The Canterbury Tales. It is only lines long, yet it contains elements of a beast fable, an exemplum, a satire, and other genres.

There have been countless attempts to articulate the “real” meaning of the tale, but it has confounded the critics. Peter Travis contends that part of the fun and Cited by: Peter Travis, Disseminal Chaucer by J J Cohen Isn't that a great cover. I was asked to blurb Peter Travis's new book, coming out in November from the University of Notre Dame Press.

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Download Citation | Disseminal Chaucer: Rereading the Nun's Priest's Tale (review) | Over the past 25 years, Peter Travis has written some of the most significant essays on the Nun’s Priest’s Author: Elizabeth Scala.

Peter W. Travis, the Henry Winkley Professor of Anglo-Saxon and English Language and Literature at Dartmouth, is the winner the Warren-Brooks Award for Outstanding Literary Criticism, for his book Disseminal Chaucer: Rereading the Nun’s Priest’s Tale (University of Notre Dame Press, ).

Given by the Robert Penn Warren Center at Western Kentucky University, the award will be. Peter Travis’s Disseminal Chaucer is, audaciously, a long book on a single, not very long, Canterbury Tale (the “Nun’s Priest’s”).

Travis situates his extraordinarily detailed and learned readings within long historical contexts, particularly exploring the reading practices. Disseminal Chaucer: Rereading the Nun’s Priest’s Tale (review) Disseminal Chaucer: Rereading the Nun’s Priest’s Tale (review) Scala, Elizabeth Journal of English and Germanic Philology, January by its very nature as something marked and separate from ordinary usage and its implications.

In a linguistic frame of reference, what Chaucer or any writer does with. Geoffrey Chaucer (c. Octo ?) was an English author, poet, philosopher, bureaucrat, courtier and diplomat.

Although he wrote many works, he is best remembered for his unfinished frame narrative The Canterbury mes called the father of English literature, Chaucer is credited by some scholars as being the first author to demonstrate the artistic legitimacy of the /5.

Disseminal Chaucer: Rereading the Nun's Priest's Tale [Book Review] Theresa Tinkle. The Medieval Review 9 () Abstract This article has no associated abstract. (fix it) Keywords No keywords specified (fix it) Categories No categories specified (categorize this paper) OptionsAuthor: Theresa Tinkle.

Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. Nun’s priest’s tale. English poetry— Middle English, –—History and criticism. Title. PRN63T73 —dc22 ∞The paper in this book meets the guidelines for permanence and durability of the Committee on Production Guidelines for Book Longevity of the Council on.

Geoffrey Chaucer ( – Octo ) was an English author, poet, philosopher, bureaucrat, courtier and diplomat. Although he wrote many works, he is best remembered for his unfinished frame narrative The Canterbury mes called the father of English literature, Chaucer is credited by some scholars as the first author to demonstrate the artistic legitimacy of the vernacular.

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