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Author Nolan, Maura.

Title John Lydgate and the making of public culture / Maura Nolan
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 276 pages)
Series Cambridge studies in medieval literature ; no. 58
Cambridge studies in medieval literature ; no. 58
Contents Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: the forms of public culture; 2 Tragic history: Lydgate's Serpent of Division; 2 Social forms, literary contents: Lydgate's mummings; 3 Tragedy and comedy: Lydgate's disguisings and public poetry; 4 Spectacular culture: the Roman triumph; Bibliography; Index; Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature
Summary Inspired by the example of Chaucer and Gower, John Lydgate articulated the great political questions of his time in his poetry, prose and translations. Maura Nolan offers a major re-interpretation of Lydgate's work, his relationship to Chaucer, and his central role in the developing literary culture of the fifteenth century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 256-273) and index
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Subject Lydgate, John, 1370?-1451? -- Criticism and interpretation.
Literature and society -- England -- History -- To 1500.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006272452
ISBN 0511127596
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0511483384 (ebook)
9780511127717 (electronic bk.)
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