The Erotics of Consolation

Desire and Distance in the Late Middle Ages

  • Editors
  • Catherine E. Léglu
  • Stephen J. Milner

Part of the The New Middle Ages book series (TNMA)

About this book


This collection of essays explores consolation and mourning in the varied, sometimes provocative, readings of Boethius and of Stoic consolation by French, English, Italian and German authors, including Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio, Machaut, Chaucer, Wyatt and Queen Elizabeth I.


Dante history Late Middle Ages Middle Ages Renaissance

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