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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (1): 3–14.
Published: 01 March 1978
...Stewart Justman Copyright © 1978 by Duke University Press 1978 “AUCTORITEE” AND THE KNIGHT’S TALE By STEWARTJUSTMAN In 1967 Robert Jordan wrote, “To observe that Theseus’ oration culminates the thematic development of the [Knight’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (4): 367–376.
Published: 01 December 1961
..., And lete auctoritees, on Gorldes name, To prechyng and to scole eek of clergye.” (1274-77) The word “auctoritees,” of course, alludes to the opening statement of the Wife’s Prologue and to her use of texts thereafter, which the Friar suggests was b...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (1): 151–155.
Published: 01 March 1941
... to be contradicted by the general im- plications of the poem. “Chaucer was more than a poet of the court. He was a poet of love”-yes, but it will take more than this state- ment (p. 76) to make most of us believe that the tidings were of no consequence and that the “man of gret auctoritee” should...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (2): 131–144.
Published: 01 June 1968
...). The Dream of Scipio, encyclopedic with Macrobius’ commentary, and cosmopolitan by virtue of containing “Chapitres sevene . . . of hev- ene and helle / And erthe, and mules that therinne dwelle” (32-33), should be an “auctoritee” that would serve to give the narrator an understanding of love, its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (3): 389–407.
Published: 01 September 1990
..., and they thus raise questions about the effect of inherited tales and traditions, as well as the motivations of the “auctoritees”who have passed them on. The Merchant’s Tale is a particularly vivid ex- ample of Chaucer’s ability to “envision the place of the Other” as he investigates “the difficult...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 49–57.
Published: 01 March 1949
..., In scole-matere greet difficultee. Ye han seyd muche thyng right wel, I seye; But, dame, heere as we ryde by the weye, Us nedeth nat to speken but of game, And lete auctoritees, on Goddes name, To prechyng and to scole eek of clergye.66 What...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (3): 219–226.
Published: 01 September 1981
...- standing and distortion of the auctoritee to which she has access. The poles are those we have already seen represented among the medieval commentators on deafness-on the one hand Walafrid Strabo equating the deaf spiritually with the simple and ignorant and, on the other, Bruno of Asti equating...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (4): 377–391.
Published: 01 December 1992
... of “refreshment Sunday,” the festive escape from “auctoritee,”supports the view that Alison feels a kinship with Jesus because of their unconventional spirits. TIMOTHY D. O’BRIEN 379 tells how Midas’s wife ran “to a mareys” and laid “hir mouth unto the water...