Consolation in Medieval Narrative

Augustinian Authority and Open Form

  • Authors
  • Chad D. Schrock

Part of the The New Middle Ages book series (TNMA)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Chad D. Schrock
    Pages 1-7
  3. Chad D. Schrock
    Pages 107-127
  4. Chad D. Schrock
    Pages 153-155
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 157-240

About this book


Medieval writers such as Chaucer, Abelard, and Langland often overlaid personal story and sacred history to produce a distinct narrative form. The first of its kind, this study traces this widely used narrative tradition to Augustine's two great histories: Confessions and City of God .


history history of literature Medieval Literature

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