At the Crossroads: Intersections of Classical and Vernacular English Protest Literature in "Pierce Penilesse."

Author / Editor
Bennett, Kristen Abbott.

Title
At the Crossroads: Intersections of Classical and Vernacular English Protest Literature in "Pierce Penilesse."

Published
Upstart: A Journal of English Renaissance Studies, August 10, 2015: n.p.

Description
Includes discussion of the influence of Chaucer's Purse and Thomas Hoccleve's "La male regle" on Thomas Nashe's "Pierce Penilesse," examining the elements of comedy and "moral uncertainty" in Chaucer's poem and its "accretion of polygeneric expectations," as well as its echoes of Ovid and impact on Hoccleve and Nashe. Available at https://upstart.sites.clemson.edu/Essays/protest/bennett_crossroads.xhtml.

Chaucer Subjects
The Complaint of Chaucer to His Purse
Sources, Analogues, and Literary Relations
Chaucer's Influence and Later Allusion