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Medieval Mythography

From the School of Chartres to the Court at Avignon, 1177-1350 (Medieval Mythography)

by Jane Chance

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Florida .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • Myths & mythology,
  • Modern period, c 1500 onwards,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Medieval Literature - History And Criticism,
  • Roman Literature,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Europe,
  • Western Continental Europe,
  • Literature, Medieval,
  • Medieval,
  • Theory, etc,
  • History and criticism,
  • Civilization, Medieval,
  • Classical influences,
  • Latin literature, Medieval and,
  • Latin literature, Medieval and modern,
  • Roman influences

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages464
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8021658M
    ISBN 100813017955
    ISBN 109780813017952

    Opening a new line of inquiry into an old subject, Jane Chance has conducted a comprehensive and critically savvy exploration of Chaucer's poetry through the lens of her expertise in medieval mythography and given us an intriguing version of the poet's ambitious and novel agenda for a radical revision of his culture's ample and diverse. Medieval Mythography: From Roman North Africa to the School of Chartres, A.D. Jane Chance.

    Chance specializes in medieval mythography, or the reception of classical myth in the Middle Ages, medieval women and medievalism and has published 22 books and more than articles, reviews and poems — many of them reprinted. The book I published in , JRR Tolkien, Self and Other: 'This Queer Creature", was nominated for the annual Mythopoeic Press best book on the Inklings. The third volume of Medieval Mythography: Italian Humanism and The Emergence of Subjectivity came out in

      Reviews Chance, Jane, Medieval Mythography: From the School of Chartres to the Court at Avignon, , Volume 2, Gainsville, University Press of Florida, ; cloth; pp. xxvi, ; 38 b/w illustrations, 19 tables; RRP US$; ISBN This dense and complex work has not been a pleasure to read and review. For one thing, it was not easy to understand. It is probable that . Johns Hopkins University Press, ). For bibliography on mythography as a part of the icono-graphical tradition of the Middle Ages see R.E. Kaske, Medieval Christian Literary Imagery: A Guide to Interpretation, Toronto Medieval Bibliographies 11 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, ), –Cited by:


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Jane Chance is professor of English at Rice University and author of Medieval Mythography, Volume 1: From Roman North Africa to the School of Chartres, AD (winner of the South Central Modern Language Association Medieval Mythography book Prize) and of 13 other books and : Jane Chance. Medieval Mythography: From Roman North Africa to the School of Chartres, A.D.

Volume 1 of Medieval Mythography, Jane Chance Medieval Mythography: From Roman North Africa to the School of Chartres, A.D. Jane Chance: Author: Jane Chance: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: University Press of Florida, ISBN: 5/5(1).

“An extraordinary achievement and a fitting final volume in the Medieval Mythography series. It contains stunning, original treatments of the three enormous figures of the later Middle Ages: Dante, Boccaccio, and Christine de Pizan.”—J. Stephen Russell, author of Chaucer and the Trivium: The Mindsong of the Canterbury Tales “There is nothing comparable available in any : Jane Chance.

This book focuses on the advent of hybrid mythography in the Middle Ages as a form of commentary in vernacular poetry and, alternatively, as restyled and reformatted Latin prose commentary that reflects allegorical authorial self-projection.

The complexity of mythography leads to the compilation of myths unified by traditional means—genealogy and history—but also by new means, a focus on a Author: Jane Chance.

Rich in insight and example, dense in documentation, and compelling in its interpretations, Medieval Mythography is an important tool for scholars of the classical tradition and for medievalists working in any language.

With this volume, Jane Chance concludes her monumental study of the history of Medieval Mythography book in medieval literature. Medieval Mythography, Volume 3: The Emergence of Italian Humanism, ; Jane Chance ; Book; Published by: University Press of Florida; View contents. View Citation; Buy This Book in Print.

summary. With this volume, Jane Chance concludes her monumental study of the history of mythography in medieval literature. Her focus here is the Author: Jane Chance. Read the full-text online edition of Medieval Mythography: From Roman North Africa to the School of Chartres, A.D.

Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Medieval Mythography: From Roman North Africa to. "An extraordinary achievement and a fitting final volume in the Medieval Mythography series. It contains stunning, original treatments of the three enormous figures of the later Middle Ages: Dante, Boccaccio, and Christine de Pizan."--J.

Stephen Russell, author of Chaucer and the Trivium: The Mindsong of the Canterbury Tales "There is nothing comparable available in any language. ^ Chance, Medieval Mythography, p. ^ Natale Conti, Mythologiae Book 7, Chapter 1, as translated by John Mulryan and Steven Brown (Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, ), vol.

2. Electronic book Electronic books Criticism, interpretation, etc History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Chance, Jane, Medieval mythography (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Jane Chance.

Hercules (/ ˈ h ɜːr k j u l iː z,-j ə-/) is a Roman hero and was the Roman equivalent of the Greek divine hero Heracles, who was the son of Zeus (Roman equivalent Jupiter) and the mortal classical mythology, Hercules is famous for his strength and for his numerous far-ranging adventures.

The Romans adapted the Greek hero's iconography and myths for their literature and Consort: Juventas. The book's chronological organisation permits easy access to information on influences and schools and conveys a strong sense of how the commentaries reflect their historical and intellectual setting.

The book is illustrated with 31 photographs of medieval manuscript pages depicting the mythographers' Christianised classical gods and heroes.

Myth is a folklore genre consisting of narratives or stories that play a fundamental role in a society, such as foundational tales or origin main characters in myths are usually gods, demigods or supernatural humans.

Stories of everyday human beings, although often of leaders of some type, are usually contained in legends, as opposed to myths. Book Description: With this volume, Jane Chance concludes her monumental study of the history of mythography in medieval literature.

Her focus here is the advent of hybrid mythography, the transformation of mythological commentary by blending the scholarly with the courtly and the personal. Medieval Mythography, Volume One [Jane Chance] is 20% off every day at The mythic world of Juno, Jupiter's consort, is one of flesh and begetting, of suffering and death, and of poetry itself.

Exploring the. Medieval Mythography, Volume Three [Jane Chance] is 20% off every day at With this volume, Jane Chance concludes her monumental study of the history of mythography in medieval literature.

Her focus here is the advent of. Medieval Mythography: From the School of Chartres to the Court at Avignon, v. 2 by Jane Chance,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Jane Chance. This article also includes sections on centers of transmission, books collections, mythography, the medieval commentary tradition, and ancient influences on medieval literary theory.

However, only occasional references to the vast bibliography of the influence of classical literature on the individual European vernacular literatures will be. Medieval Mythography considers the status of Bernard of Silvestris' commentary on the Aeneid and its influence on John of Salisbury and Alexander Neckam.

Chance demonstrates that Bernard read the sixth book of the Aeneid as a virtuous descent; John of Salisbury and Alexander Neckam prefer to see the sixth book as a vicious descent. Mythography. Comparative mythology Greek mythology studies Mythology in art Mythology magazines Mythopoeia.

Dance in mythology and religion: Demonology: Destiny: Divine language: Folklore Institute: Genesis creation narrative: Geomythology: Golden Age: Mythic Imagination Institute: Mythopoeia: Mythos (film) National myth.

In thirteen studies of representations of rape in Medieval and Early Modern literature by such authors as Chaucer, Shakespeare and Spenser, this volume argues that some form of sexual violence against women serves as a foundation of Western culture.

The volume has two purposes: first, to explore.Rape and Silence: Ovid’s Mythography and Medieval Readers. The book consists of a preface, an introduction, seven chapters, conclusions, appendixes, list of illustrations (religious sites Author: Mark Amsler.Author of twenty-four scholarly books and over a hundred articles and reviews on Old and Middle English literature, medieval women, mythography, and medievalism, she has received Guggenheim and NEH Fellowships, membership at the Institute for Advanced Study- Princeton, a Rockefeller Foundation residency at Bellagio, and book and article prizes.