Unfinished Quests from Chaucer to Spenser

Spellmire, Adam.
2017-04-19T18:08:07.737Z

Abstract: Late medieval English texts often represent unfinished quests for obscurely significant objects. These works create enchanted worlds where more always remains to be discovered and where questers search for an ur-text, an authoritative book that promises perfect knowledge. Rather than reaching this ur-text, however, questers confront rumor, monstrous babble, and the clamor of argument, wh... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of English.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/011824
ID: tufts:21299
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