Provides a novel way of assessing Chaucer's analysis of late medieval culture.
Chaucer & Philosophy
Practicing Literary Theory in the Middle Ages by E. Johnson
Call Number: PR275.E77 J64 2013
Publication Date: 2013
Reveals that aesthetics are inextricable from ethics in the writing of medieval literature. Demonstrates the underlying prosimetric structures in Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde and portions of the Canterbury Tales.
Philosophical Chaucer by M. Miller
Call Number: PR1875.P5 M55 2004
Publication Date: 2005
Examines the links between sexuality and agency in the Canterbury Tales. Chaucer's philosophical sophistication provides the basis for a new interpretation of the emerging notions of sexual desire and romantic love in the Middle Ages.