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Time and the Astrolabe in the Cantebury Tales (Series for Science and Culture #5)

Marijane Osborn

Hardcover

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Marijane Osborn demonstrates that Chaucer structured the Canterbury Tales after the astrolabe, an Arabic Islamic time-keeping device. Chaucer's fascination with this device also accounts for the sense of time and astronomy in the Tales.

University of Oklahoma Press, 9780806134031, 372pp.

Publication Date: August 26, 2002