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Author Fradenburg, L. O. Aranye, 1953-

Title Sacrifice your love : psychoanalysis, historicism, Chaucer / L.O. Aranye Fradenburg
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2002
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Description 1 online resource (327 pages)
Series Medieval cultures ; v. 31
Medieval cultures ; v. 31.
Contents Introduction: Sacrifice in Theory; 1. Becoming Medieval: Psychoanalysis and Historicism; 2. "My Worldes Blisse": Courtly Interiority in The Book of the Duchess; 3. The Ninety-six Tears of Chaucer's Monk; 4. Sacrificial Desire in Chaucer's Knight's Tale; 5. Loving Thy Neighbor: The Legend of Good Women; 6. "Oure Owen Wo to Drynke": Dying Inside in Troilus and Criseyde; Epilogue. Some Thoughts on the Humanities: Enjoying the Middle Ages; Notes; Index
Summary Sacrifice Your Love develops the idea that sacrifice is a mode of enjoyment--that our willingness to sacrifice our desire is actually a way of pursuing it. Fradenburg considers the implications of this idea for various problems important in medieval studies today and beyond
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-298) and index
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Subject Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400 -- Knowledge -- Psychology
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400.
Psychoanalysis and literature -- England
Literature and history -- England -- History -- To 1500
Historicism in literature.
Poetry -- Psychological aspects
Psychology in literature.
Love in literature.
Psychoanalysis and literature -- England -- History -- To 1500
HISTORY -- Medieval.
Historicism in literature.
Literature and history.
Love in literature.
Poetry -- Psychological aspects.
Psychoanalysis and literature.
Psychology in literature.
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780816691913