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Author Sadlek, Gregory M., 1950-

Title Idleness working [electronic resource] : the discourse of love's labor from Ovid through Chaucer and Gower / Gregory M. Sadlek.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, c2004.


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Description xii, 298 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-281) and indexes.
Contents The discourse of love's labor and its cultural contexts -- Labor omnia vincit: Roman attitudes toward work and leisure and the discourse of love's labor in Ovid's Ars amatoria -- Noble servitium: aspects of labor ideology in the Christian middle ages and love's labor in the De amore of Andreas Capellanus -- Homo artifex: monastic labor ideologies, urban labor, and love's labor in Alan of Lille's De planctu naturae -- Repose travaillant: the discourse of love's labor in the Roman de la rose -- The vice of Acedia and the gentil occupacion in Gower's Confessio amantis -- Love's bysynesse in Chaucer's amatory fiction.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Guillaume, de Lorris, active 1230. Roman de la rose.
Alanus, de Insulis, -1202. De planctu naturae.
André, le chapelain. De amore et amoris remedio.
Gower, John, 1325?-1408. Confessio amantis.
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D. Ars amatoria.
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D. -- Influence.
Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism.
Literature, Medieval -- Roman influences.
Love in literature.
Work in literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0813213738 (alk. paper)

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