Understanding Chaucer's Intellectual and Interpretative World: Nominalist Fiction

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Edwin Mellen Press, 1999 - History - 234 pages
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The problem of undecideability is a preoccupation of Chaucer criticism. This study, while noting but not trying to account for every prior approach, proposes the positive alternative that in making his fictions, Chaucer gibes the Ockhamite nominalist approach to human understanding of the world.

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Contents

A General Prologue
1
The Interpretation of Dreams
25
The Approximation of Truth
61
Copyright

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