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Author Astell, Ann W.

Title Chaucer and the universe of learning / Ann W. Astell.

Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1996.


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Physical description xvi, 254 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-248) and index.
Contents 1. Chaucer and the Division of Clerks -- 2. The Divisions of Knowledge -- 3. From Saturn to the Sun: Planetary Pilgrimage in Fragments I and IX -- 4. Solar Alchemy in Fragments II and VIII -- 5. Mercurial Marriage in Fragments III-IV-V: Philosophic Misogamy and the Trivium of Woman's Knowledge -- 6. Chaucer's Mercurial Muse: Fragment VII and the Causes of Books -- 7. Lunar "Practique": Law, Medicine, and Theology in Fragments VI and X.
Subject Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400 -- Knowledge and learning.
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400. Canterbury tales.
Learning and scholarship -- History -- Medieval, 500-1500.
Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages in literature.
Knowledge, Theory of, in literature.
Philosophy, Medieval, in literature.
Cosmology, Medieval, in literature.
Astrology in literature.
ISBN 0801432693 (alk. paper)