Winking at the Nun's Priest.

Author / Editor
Turner, Joseph

Winking at the Nun's Priest.

Chaucer Review 55, no. 3 (2020): 298-316.

Argues that "through the Nun's Priest's portion of Fragment VII Chaucer navigates much of the theories of characterization found in the late medieval rhetorical treatises known as the 'artes poetriae,' or the arts of poetry," and offers "a critique of the selective mode of vision produced by medieval rhetorical theories of 'descriptio'."

Chaucer Subjects
Nun's Priest and His Tale
Style and Versification