2 edition of GAME-PLAYING,MORAL PURPOSE, AN THE STRUCTURE OF PEARL found in the catalog.
GAME-PLAYING,MORAL PURPOSE, AN THE STRUCTURE OF PEARL
In: The Chaucer Review v.21 #3 (1987) : 383-403.
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GAME-PLAYING, MORAL PURPOSE, AND THE STRUCTURE OF PEARL by Michael Olmert It is one of the profound paradoxes of human existence that in our never-ending pursuit of happiness we never attain it, and that strictly speaking no man can be reckoned to be happy before his death -1 In essence, this is the inventio of Pearl.
Indeed, it is also. Alea evangelii (Game of the GAME-PLAYING,MORAL PURPOSE is a member of the tafl family of from an eleventh-century Irish manuscript where it is given a Christian scriptural context, the game is played on the intersections of an 18 by 18 squares game board.
This is larger than that GAME-PLAYING,MORAL PURPOSE most tafl games. The manuscript, Corpus Christi College ms. (folio 5 verso), attempts to give. Olmert, Michael. "Game-Playing, Moral Purpose, and the GAME-PLAYING,MORAL PURPOSE of Pearl." Chaucer Review 21 (), [Pearl and language of games; influence of medieval board games.] Osberg, Richard.
"The Prosody of Middle English Pearl and the Alliterative Lyric Tradition." In English Historical Metrics. McCully and J. Anderson. Olmert, Michael. "Game-Playing, Moral Purpose, and the Structure of Pearl." 21 (): In order to demonstrate that humans always seek happiness but never fully attain it, the Pearl-Poet shapes Pearl as a race-game, a type of board game.
(Medieval board games often had underlying scriptural messages.). I have been searching a bit and found that the part of the manuscript concerning Alea Evangelii has been translated in this article: “Game-Playing, Moral Purpose, and the Structure of “Pearl””, Michael Olmert, The Chaucer Review (if you sign up for a free account on JStor you can read it for free here: Olmert article).
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"Number as Cosmic Language." Things Seen: Reference and Recognition in Medieval Thought. Jeffrey David L. Ottawa: U of Ottawa P, Spearing, A.C. "Symbolic and Dramatic Development in Pearl?". The Chaucer Review: An Indexed Bibliography (Vols. Abraham, David H. "Cosyn and Cosynage: Pun and Structure in the Shipman's Tale."11 (): The structure of the Shipman's Tale can be understood in terms of Chaucer's puns on "cosyn," referring to relationship (between the monk and the merchant, and, indirectly, between the monk and the merchant's .