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In Loving Criseyda: a novel


Abstract As a historical event and a much-loved subject of ancient literature, the Trojan War gave birth to many well-known stories, such as The Iliad, which continue to be enjoyed today. Among these is the lesser known work of Geoffrey Chaucer, titled Troilus and Criseyde. It follows the story of Prince Troilus, youngest son of King Priam and a character who is not seen in literature as often as his brothers Hector and Paris. In the 10th year of the Trojan War, Troilus meets the main protagonist, Criseyde, and falls madly in love. Criseyde herself is not in a position to love, but throughout the pages finds herself warming to the prince’s favor. Through a beautifully crafted story, Chaucer evokes themes such as loyalty, selfishness, history, physic... (more)
Created Date 2016-05
Contributor Vecera, Emilie Marie (Author) / Blasingame, James (Thesis Director) / Sturges, Robert (Committee Member) / Department of English / School of International Letters and Cultures / Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts / Barrett, The Honors College
Subject Novels / Trojan War / Creative Project / Troy
Series Academic Year 2015-2016
Type Text
Extent 259 pages
Language English
Rights All Rights Reserved
Collaborating Institutions Barrett, the Honors College
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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