Chaucer and the tradition of fame
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Chaucer and the tradition of fame symbolism in The house of fame by Benjamin Granade Koonce

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Chaucer, Geoffrey, -- d. 1400.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby B.G. Koonce.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR1878 .K6
The Physical Object
Pagination293 p. ;
Number of Pages293
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16869613M

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The House of Fame is a long poem which probably dates from c. , making it one of his earlier poems. It shows a strong influence from Chaucer’s reading of Latin and Italian poets: there are.   Chaucer, like Shakespeare after him, set some of his poems in ancient Greece. The “Knight's Tale” takes place in Athens, ruled by the same “Duke” Theseus who rules Athens in Author: Peter Leithart.