Three Chaucers: the Man, the Teller, the Anthropologist
Keywords:anthropology, literature, self, other, cultural awareness, (anthropo) reading
Based on a research study that connects anthropology with literature our approach should be considered an interdisciplinary one that aims at provoking the modern readers to a multiple-choice response when re-reading medieval authors and their texts. Such postmodern ideas as cultural and social anthropology, the anthropology of craft and the anthropological gift theory of what is called commercial culture, applying to Chaucer and his literary works may lead to a plurality of interpretations that make us better understand his world and our own. They are to be framed as prolegomena to re-reading Chaucer and his works through anthropological lenses
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