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Published by Indiana university in Bloomington, Ind .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cressida (Fictitious character) -- Poetry.,
  • Trojan War -- Poetry.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesTestament of Cresseid.
Statementwith an introduction and notes by Marshall W. Stearns.
SeriesIndiana university publications. Humanities series,, no. 13, 1945
ContributionsStearns, Marshall Winslow., Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsAS36 .I385 no. 13
The Physical Object
Pagination43 p.
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6492362M
LC Control Number45037206
OCLC/WorldCa857741

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THE TESTAMENT OF CRESSEID A Sequel to Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde by Robert Henryson (c) Abridged and put into modern spelling by Michael Murphy from the original, written in Scottish English THE TESTAMENT OF CRESSEID. Henryson's finest poem, and one of the rhetorical masterpieces of Scots literature, is the narrative Testament of Cresseid. Set in the aftermath of the Trojan War, the Testament completes the story of Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde, offering a tragic account of its faithless heroine's rejection by her lover, Diomede, and of her subsequent decline into prostitution and leprosy/5(7). The greatest of the late medieval Scots makars, Robert Henryson was influenced by their vision of the frailty and pathos of human life, and by the inherited poetic example of Geoffrey on's finest poem, and one of the rhetorical masterpieces of Scots literature, is the narrative Testament of in the aftermath of the Trojan War, the Testament comp/5(10). The Testament of Cresseid is a narrative poem of lines in Middle Scots, written by the 15th-century Scottish makar Robert Henryson. It is his best known poem. It imagines a tragic fate for Cressida in the medieval story of Troilus and Criseyde which was left untold in Geoffrey Chaucer's version. Henryson's cogent psychological drama, in which he consciously resists and confronts the routine depiction of Cressida .