Clerics and courtly love in Andreas Capellanus' The Art of Courtly Love and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

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Williams, Andrew;
  • Publisher: Universidad de Alicante. Departamento de Filología Inglesa
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.14198/raei.1990.3.13
  • Subject: Capellanus, Andreas | The Art of Courtly Love | Chaucer, Geoffrey | The Canterbury Tales | Amor cortés | Celibato | Clérigos

In both The Canterbury Tales and The Art of Courtly Love Geoffrey Chaucer and Andreas Capellanus deal with various aspects of courtly love. In particular, both of them focus to some degree on the question of clerical celibacy. The use of tale telling and imaginary di... View more
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