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Dyke, Carolynn

Rethinking Chaucerian Beasts

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: In Hir Corages: Chaucer and the Animal Real
Carolynn Dyke

Part I. The Natural Creature

2. Among All Beasts: Affective Naturalism in Late Medieval England
Aranye Fradenburg

3. Feathering the Text
Carol Freeman

4. Shrews, Rats, and a Polecat in “The Pardoner’s Tale”
Sandy Feinstein, Neal Woodman

Part II. Animal Lessons

5. Chaucer’s Chicks: Feminism and Falconry in “The Knight’s Tale,” “The Squire’s Tale,” and The Parliament of Fowls
Sara Gutmann

6. Foiled by Fowl: The Squire’s Peregrine Falcon and the Franklin’s Dorigen
Lorraine Kochanske Stock

7. That Which Chargeth Not to Say: Animal Imagery in Troilus and Criseyde
Carolynn Dyke

Part III. Becoming-Animal

8. Avian Hybridity in “The Squire’s Tale”: Uses of Anthropomorphism
Sara Deutch Schotland

9. Reimagining Natural Order in “The Wife of Bath’s Prologue”
Laura Wang

10. Contemplating Finitude: Animals in The Book of the Duchess
Christopher Roman

Part IV. Contested Boundaries

11. Animal Agency, The Black Knight, and the Hart in The Book of the Duchess
Ryan R. Judkins

12. “A Beest May Al His Lust Fulfille”: Naturalizing Chivalric Violence in Chaucer’s “Knight’s Tale”
Jeremy Withers

13. A Fourteenth-Century Ecology: “The Former Age” With Dindimus
Karl Steel

Part V. Cross-Species Discourse

14. Chaucer’s Chauntecleer and Animal Morality
Megan Palmer Browne

15. Talking Animals, Debating Beasts
Wendy A. Matlock

16. Species Or Specious? Authorial Choices and The Parliament of Fowls

Melissa Ridley Elmes

17. Chaucer’s Cuckoo and the Myth of Anthropomorphism
Lesley Kordecki

18. Afterword: Gender, Genre, Genus
Carolynn Dyke

Keywords: Literature, Medieval Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, British and Irish Literature, Anthropology, Literary History

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
The New Middle Ages
Page amount
299 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137040732
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-34161-0

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