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Gabrovsky, Alexander N.

Chaucer the Alchemist

Gabrovsky, Alexander N. - Chaucer the Alchemist, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Physics

1. Introduction: Chaucer’s Sublunar Region of Mutable Forms
Alexander N. Gabrovsky

2. Thought Experiments in Geffrey’s Dream: The Poetics of Motus Localis, Measurement, and Relativity in the House of Fame
Alexander N. Gabrovsky

Part II. Alchemy

3. Alchemical Allegory and Transformative Action in the Franklin’s Tale
Alexander N. Gabrovsky

4. “As Licour Out of a Lambyc Ful Faste”: Love and Alchemy in Troilus and Criseyde
Alexander N. Gabrovsky

Part III. Logic

5. Counterfactual Conditionals in the Avian Debate: Ars Obligatoria and Possible Worlds Semantics in the Parliament of Fowls
Alexander N. Gabrovsky

6. Conclusion: Chaucer and the Reality of Change
Alexander N. Gabrovsky

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

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
The New Middle Ages
Page amount
310 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137523914
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-55563-5

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