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Fictions of advice [electronic resource] : the literature and politics of counsel in late medieval England / Judith Ferster.
INITIAL_TITLE_SRCH:
Fictions of advice [electronic resource] : the literature and politics of counsel in late medieval England / Judith Ferster.
Publication Date:
1996
ISBN:
9780585196879
Series:
Middle Ages series
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Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-204) and index.
Contents:
Introduction -- The context for literature: public discourse in the late Middle Ages -- The Secretum Secretorum and the governance of kings -- The Secretum Secretorum in Ireland -- Council, counsel, and the politics of advice -- Chaucer's Tale of Melibee: advice to the king and advice to the king's advisers -- O political gower -- A mirror for the Prince of Wales: Hoccleve's Regement of princes -- Machiavelli's Prince -- Conclusion.
Content Type:
text
Carrier Type:
online resource
Language:
English
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