Hoccleve's Regiment of Princes: Counsel and Constraint

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Januar 2002



Hoccleve, often considerd conventional and naive, is shown to be deeply engaged in the political and literary currents of his time.


Hoccleve's writings and the regulation of language in late-medieval England; "Th'entents is al" - princely reading and political interpretation; voices of translation and the sources of the "Regiment"; "Regiment" and the governing body; the afterlife of the poem - Hoccleve manuscripts, readers and critics.


Perkins is a shrewd and subtle negotiator amont the cross-currents of interpretative theory. MEDIUM AEVUM This is the first book-length study of Hoccleve's Regiment of Princes. It is an excellent one; critically alert and sensitive to the potential of a variety of fruitful approaches to Hoccleve's major poem... helpfully contextualises Hoccleve's poem in a far more comprehensive way than previously... combines critical and scholarly acumen to give us a book that will be the necessary departure for any future study of The Regiment of Princes. A.S.G. EDWARDS, NOTES AND QUERIES This book makes a valuable contribution to the wider examination of advisory material in the fiftienth century, as well as to our understanding of its central subject. JNL OF ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY Raises important new questions. MLR
EAN: 9780859916318
ISBN: 0859916316
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2002
Seitenanzahl: 249 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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