The Allegory of Love: A Study in Medieval Tradition (Canto Classics)

The Allegory of Love: A Study in Medieval Tradition (Canto Classics)

C. S. Lewis


The Allegory of affection is a landmark learn of a robust and influential medieval notion. C. S. Lewis explores the sentiment referred to as 'courtly love' and the allegorical process in which it built in literature and concept, from its first flowering in eleventh-century Languedoc via to its transformation and sluggish death on the finish of the 16th century. Lewis devotes specific recognition to the most important poems The Romance of the Rose and The Faerie Queene, and to poets together with Chaucer, Gower and Thomas Usk.

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