Reason and Imagination in Chaucer, the Perle-Poet, and the Cloud-Author

Seeing from the Center

  • Authors
  • Linda Tarte Holley

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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Linda Tarte Holley
    Pages 1-34
  3. Linda Tarte Holley
    Pages 71-89
  4. Linda Tarte Holley
    Pages 91-113
  5. Linda Tarte Holley
    Pages 115-134
  6. Linda Tarte Holley
    Pages 151-154
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 155-184

About this book


This collection makes the compelling argument that Chaucer, the Perle -poet, and The Cloud of Unknowing author, exploited analogue and metaphor for marking out the pedagogical gap between science and the imagination. Here, respected contributors add definition to arguments that have our attention and energies in the twenty-first century.


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