Chaucer's Chain of Love

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Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1996 - Poetry - 215 pages
This book traces the thematic and structural implication for Chaucer's poetry of the chain of love between God and his creation, an image used by the Platonist philosophers of Chaucer's day, as well as by the church as a metaphor for God's providential love. As a structural principle, the chain of love is the intermediary between constituents of time, space, and words.

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Contents

Acknowledgments
9
Loves Progressions and Successions
40
The Legend of Good
57
Copyright

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Corinne Saunders
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About the author (1996)

Paul Beekman Taylor taught at Brown University, taught English at the University of Iceland, and accepted the chair in medieval English Language and Literature at the University of Geneva, Switzerland.

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