Word Outward

Word Outward : Medieval Perspectives on the Entry Into Language

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Using a combination of formalist and psychology-based approaches, this work examines the triple knowledge of subjectivity, body, and language in medieval imaginative literature.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 113898731X
  • 9781138987319

About Corey J Marvin

Corey J. Marvin is Associate Professor of English at the Cerro Coso Community College, Ridgecrest, California. He was awarded his Doctorate in English from UC Santa Barbara in 1995.show more

Table of contents

Introduction 1. Entry into Language: Medieval Literature and the Poetics of Julia Kristeva 2. Castration: Chaucer's Prioress's Tale and John of Garland's Stella Maris 3. Mourning: Semiramis of MS Paris B.N. lat 8121A and Robert Henryson's Orpheus and Eurydice 4. Ecstasy: The Wakefield Shephers Plays and Offering of the Magi Epilogue: Concluding Remarks Bibliographyshow more