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Sarpedon's feast: A Homeric key to Chaucer's "Troilus and Criseyde"
Chaucer's insistence on the name of Sarpedon signals the importance of the Iliad, with its treatment both of the hero and the theme of necessity, for the development of his Troilus. Chaucer's access to the Iliad was second ...
Translation as conversion, or making the Phoenix "male": Christianity and gender in the Old English "Phoenix" and its source
The Old English poem The Phoenix and its fourth century source, De Carmen de Ave Phoenice, have traditionally been read together as allegories on Christian resurrection. I read these poems against each other to show how ...