This textual and intertextual analysis of the dialogue in Jean de Meun's Roman de la Rose combines specific close readings of texts with a rich theoretical argument to establish Reason's moral primacy in the poem's economy.
Originally published in 1984.
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Table of Contents:
- FrontMatter, pg. i
- Contents, pg. vii
- Foreword, pg. ix
- 1. The Uneage of Lady Reason, pg. 1
- 2. Looking for Love in Carthage, pg. 64
- 3. Words and Things, pg. 97
- 4. Augustinus and Franciscus, pg. 136
- Afterword, pg. 184
- Index, pg. 189
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