The Allegory of Love

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Courtly love

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In the first chapter, Lewis traces the development of the idea of courtly love from the Provençal troubadours to its full development in the works of Chrétien de Troyes.
In 1936 C. S. Lewis wrote The Allegory of Love further solidifying courtly love as a "love of a highly specialized sort, whose characteristics may be enumerated as Humility, Courtesy, Adultery, and the Religion of Love".

1936 in literature

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The Allegory of Love: A Study in Medieval Tradition (1936), by C. S. Lewis (ISBN: 0192812203), is an exploration of the allegorical treatment of love in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, which was published on May 21, 1936.

C. S. Lewis

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The Allegory of Love: A Study in Medieval Tradition (1936), by C. S. Lewis (ISBN: 0192812203), is an exploration of the allegorical treatment of love in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, which was published on May 21, 1936.
His The Allegory of Love (1936) helped reinvigorate the serious study of late medieval narratives such as the Roman de la Rose.

Personification

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The remaining chapters, drawing on the points made in the first two, examine the use of allegory and personification in the depiction of love in a selection of poetic works, beginning with the Roman de la Rose.
Among a number of key works, The Allegory of Love: A Study in Medieval Tradition (1936), by C. S. Lewis was an exploration of courtly love in medieval and Renaissance literature.

Roman de la Rose

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The remaining chapters, drawing on the points made in the first two, examine the use of allegory and personification in the depiction of love in a selection of poetic works, beginning with the Roman de la Rose.
C. S. Lewis's 1936 study The Allegory of Love renewed interest in the poem.

Allegory

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The Allegory of Love: A Study in Medieval Tradition (1936), by C. S. Lewis (ISBN: 0192812203), is an exploration of the allegorical treatment of love in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, which was published on May 21, 1936.

Middle Ages

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The Allegory of Love: A Study in Medieval Tradition (1936), by C. S. Lewis (ISBN: 0192812203), is an exploration of the allegorical treatment of love in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, which was published on May 21, 1936.

Renaissance

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The Allegory of Love: A Study in Medieval Tradition (1936), by C. S. Lewis (ISBN: 0192812203), is an exploration of the allegorical treatment of love in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, which was published on May 21, 1936.

Troubadour

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In the first chapter, Lewis traces the development of the idea of courtly love from the Provençal troubadours to its full development in the works of Chrétien de Troyes.

Chrétien de Troyes

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In the first chapter, Lewis traces the development of the idea of courtly love from the Provençal troubadours to its full development in the works of Chrétien de Troyes.

Bernardus Silvestris

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In the second chapter, Lewis discusses the medieval evolution of the allegorical tradition in such writers as Bernard Silvestris and Alain de Lille.

Alain de Lille

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In the second chapter, Lewis discusses the medieval evolution of the allegorical tradition in such writers as Bernard Silvestris and Alain de Lille.

Geoffrey Chaucer

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The focus, however, is on English works: the poems of Chaucer, Gower's Confessio Amantis and Usk's Testament of Love, the works of Chaucer's epigones, and Spenser's Faerie Queene.

John Gower

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The focus, however, is on English works: the poems of Chaucer, Gower's Confessio Amantis and Usk's Testament of Love, the works of Chaucer's epigones, and Spenser's Faerie Queene.

Confessio Amantis

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The focus, however, is on English works: the poems of Chaucer, Gower's Confessio Amantis and Usk's Testament of Love, the works of Chaucer's epigones, and Spenser's Faerie Queene.

Thomas Usk

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The focus, however, is on English works: the poems of Chaucer, Gower's Confessio Amantis and Usk's Testament of Love, the works of Chaucer's epigones, and Spenser's Faerie Queene.

Edmund Spenser

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The focus, however, is on English works: the poems of Chaucer, Gower's Confessio Amantis and Usk's Testament of Love, the works of Chaucer's epigones, and Spenser's Faerie Queene.

The Faerie Queene

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The focus, however, is on English works: the poems of Chaucer, Gower's Confessio Amantis and Usk's Testament of Love, the works of Chaucer's epigones, and Spenser's Faerie Queene.

Classical Latin

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The book is ornamented with quotations from poems in many languages, including Classical and Medieval Latin, Middle English, and Old French.

Medieval Latin

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The book is ornamented with quotations from poems in many languages, including Classical and Medieval Latin, Middle English, and Old French.

Middle English

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The book is ornamented with quotations from poems in many languages, including Classical and Medieval Latin, Middle English, and Old French.

Old French

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The book is ornamented with quotations from poems in many languages, including Classical and Medieval Latin, Middle English, and Old French.

Owen Barfield

Barfield was an important intellectual influence on Lewis, who dedicated his 1936 book Allegory of Love to Barfield.

Religion in The Chronicles of Narnia

Lewis, an expert on the subject of allegory and the author of The Allegory of Love, maintained that the Chronicles were not allegory on the basis that there is no one-to-one correspondence between characters and events in the books, and figures and events in Christian doctrine.