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Chaucerian Polity
Faculty Publications
  • Pamela J. Benson, Rhode Island College
Absolutist Lineages and Associational Forms in England and Italy / Book Review
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Book Review
Date of Original Version

In Chaucerian Polity David Wallace makes "visible, through an expansion of temporal and spatial parametersr, elations and developments that would otherwise remain obscured or unconnected"( xvii). Specifically, through examination of the political structures of fourteenth-century Florence and Milan, to which Chaucer was exposed on his travels, Wallace makes Chaucer's political thought visible.

Citation Information
Pamela J. Benson. "Chaucerian Polity" (1999)
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