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From topic to tale

logic and narrativity in the Middle Ages

by Eugene Vance

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chrétien, de Troyes, 12th cent. -- Technique.,
  • Arthurian romances -- History and criticism.,
  • Narration (Rhetoric) -- History -- To 1500.,
  • Knights and knighthood in literature.,
  • Rhetoric, Medieval.,
  • Logic, Medieval.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEugene Vance ; foreward by Wlad Godzich.
    SeriesTheory and history of literature ;, v. 47
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ1451 .V36 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiii, 131 p. ;
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2714109M
    ISBN 100816615357, 0816615365
    LC Control Number86007032

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    Essays on The Handmaid'S Tale This is a TV series broadcasted starting with April by the streaming TV network Hulu. The TV series is based on the similarly titled best-selling novel by Margaret Atwood and portrays a dystopian world which faces a massive infertility crisis. 1. Explain the first paragraph of the novel. What does Dickens mean by "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times"? 2. Discuss the resurrection theme in A Tale .

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