The Erotics of Consolation: Desire and Distance in the Late Middle Ages

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C. Léglu, S. Milner
Palgrave Macmillan US, May 19, 2008 - Literary Criticism - 241 pages
This collection of essays explores consolation and mourning in the varied, sometimes provocative, readings of Boethius and of Stoic consolation by French, English, Italian and German authors, including Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio, Machaut, Chaucer, Wyatt and Queen Elizabeth I.

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Catherine E. Léglu is Senior Lecturer at the University of Bristol. Stephen J. Milner is Senior Lecturer and Chair at the University of Bristol.

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