The Doubled Joys of Troilus and Criseyde
This chapter re-reads the “Boethianism” of Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde, arguing that the poem explores the intersections of erotic and intellectual discourses in order to open up an ethical space for earthly happiness.
KeywordsLove Affair Human Happiness Ethical Space Aristotelian Philosophy Worldly Happiness
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