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Statementby B.A. Wise.
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Genre/Form: Academic theses: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wise, Boyd Ashby, Influence of Statius upon Chaucer. Baltimore, J.H. Furst, Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion Librivox Free Audiobook Mr. Geoffrion's World History Podcast Auntie and Nephew: another black podcast. The influence of Statius upon Chaucer. Thesis--Johns Hopkins University. Bibliography: p. Also available in digital form. Also available in digital form. Contributor: Wise, Boyd Ashby Date: Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. CFC Couple Fun Chat Ambient podcasts AP. Full text of "The influence of Statius upon Chaucer".

Abstract. Thesis--Johns Hopkins graphy: p. Mode of access: Internet. Chaucer uses Statius, I shall argue, as a hermeneutic emblem, a device to signal classical authority and thereby condition interpretation. His major poetic effort, however, is to rewrite the topics, story, and themes of Boccaccio’s vernacular epic, which answers the program of Dante’s vernacular poetics. The Book of the Duchess probably written in is Chaucer’s first important work. It is an elegy for the John of Gaunt’s first wife, Blanche, who died in , and reveals the influence of Ovid and Machaut.   Bowers’s detective work began when he spotted references to a Clarendon Chaucer in the chronology of the JRR Tolkien Companion and Guide, a .

Boyd A. Wise, in The Influence of Statius upon Chaucer (), says that the only Latin authors more familiar to Chaucer were Ovid and (The entire section is 5, words.) Unlock This Study.   Chaucer's influence is enormous, but in your question you have correctly broken it down into two basic parts: the English language and English literature. Publius Papinius Statius (/ ˈ s t eɪ ʃ i ə s /; c. 45 — c. 96) was a Roman poet of the 1st century AD. His surviving Latin poetry includes an epic in twelve books, the Thebaid; a collection of occasional poetry, the Silvae; and an unfinished epic, the is also known for his appearance as a guide in the Purgatory section of Dante's epic poem, the Divine Comedy. Statius, with an English translation by J.H. Mozley. Cambridge, Mass. Loeb classical library. 2 vols. [PAS8 x]. The very useful site The Silver Muse, maintained by the Classics Department at the University of Texas, has a good summary of the Thebaid. For a study of Statius' influence on Chaucer .