A Treatise on Courtly Love (Excerpts)


Subject:
Literary Movements and Periods , Medieval

Description:
Excerpts of a translation of Andreas Capellanus' 12th century work "De Amore." "The work is divided into three books; the first begins in the manner of an academic lecture, with attention to definitions and etymology," covering "What is Love?" and persons suited for love. Part two includes "The Rules of Love," and part three concludes with "an extended misogynistic tirade" (which is not provided). Part of the Geoffrey Chaucer page from Harvard University.

Creator:
Benson, L. D.

Publisher:
The President and Fellows of Harvard College

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.courses.fas.harvard.edu/~chaucer/special/authors/andreas/de_amore.html


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