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Description - Johannes de Hauvilla: Architrenius by Johannes De Hauvilla

Architrenius is a vivacious and influential Latin satirical poem dating from 1184. It describes the journey of a young man (the "Arch-Weeper") on the threshold of maturity, confronting the ills of the church, court, and schools of late twelfth-century Europe. The directness with which the poem engages social, psychological, and sexual problems anticipates the work of great vernacular writers such as Chaucer. Winthrop Wetherbee's prose translation is presented alongside the original Latin, and augmented by an introduction and extensive notes.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521405430
ISBN-10: 0521405432
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 138mm x 21mm)
Pages: 312
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 17-Nov-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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