Fortune's faces : the Roman de la Rose and the poetics of contingency /

"Arguably the single most influential literary work of the European Middle Ages, the Roman de la Rose of Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meun has traditionally posed a number of difficulties to modern critics, who have viewed its many interruptions and philosophical dicussions as signs of a lac...

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Main Author: Heller-Roazen, Daniel.
Format: eBook
Published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003.
Series:Parallax (Baltimore, Md.)
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Inventio linguae : the language of contingency
  • The nameless lover, or the contingent subject
  • Fortune, or the contingent figure
  • Through the looking-glass : the knowledge of contingency.