The Resource Wisdom and chivalry : Chaucer's Knight's tale and medieval political theory, by Stephen H. Rigby

Wisdom and chivalry : Chaucer's Knight's tale and medieval political theory, by Stephen H. Rigby

Label
Wisdom and chivalry : Chaucer's Knight's tale and medieval political theory
Title
Wisdom and chivalry
Title remainder
Chaucer's Knight's tale and medieval political theory
Statement of responsibility
by Stephen H. Rigby
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examining Chaucer's "Knight's Tale" in the context of medieval mirrors for princes, this book argues that, in the figure of Duke Thesues, the tale presents us with the portrait of a model prince in terms of the standards of medieval political theory
Member of
Cataloging source
CDX
Dewey number
821/.1
Index
index present
LC call number
PR1868.K63
LC item number
R54 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Medieval and Renaissance authors and texts,
Series volume
v. 4
Label
Wisdom and chivalry : Chaucer's Knight's tale and medieval political theory, by Stephen H. Rigby
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-320) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • CONTENTS; Preface; Abbreviations in the Text and Notes; Introduction The 'Knight's Tale' in Context; i. The 'Knight's Tale': the Critical Debate; ii. Chaucer, Giles of Rome and Medieval Political Theory; PART I ETHICS: THE GOOD RULE OF THE SELF; Chapter One The 'Knight's Tale' as Ethics: the Aristotelian Virtues; Chapter Two The 'Knight's Tale' as Ethics: the Passions and the Ages of Man; PART II ECONOMICS AND POLITICS: THE GOOD RULE OF OTHERS; Chapter Three The 'Knight's Tale' as Economics: The Good Rule of the Household
  • Chapter Four The 'Knight's Tale' as Politics: The Good Rule of the CommunityPART III THE FIRST MOVER AND THE GOOD RULE OF THE COSMOS; Chapter Five The 'Knight's Tale' as Cosmography: The Good Rule of the Universe; Conclusion Chaucer: Literature, History and Ideology; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn644523739
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 329 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047429685
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004176249.i-332
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
240141
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24588593
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)644523739
  • brill9004176241

Library Locations

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