Tisdale, Charles

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A consideration of Chaucer's and Wycliffe's ideals of the parish clergy 1970 107 Among the many unsettled questions relating to Chaucerian studies that of the possibility of Chaucer's dependence on Wycliffe occupies a primary position. This study deals with this problem in one specific area: Chaucer's and Wycliffe's ideals of the...
"...While the music lasts" : the timeless moment in the modern quest for unity 1971 10 The portrait of man in the modern world is a lone figure seeking meaning in a "Waste Land" of conflicting values and spiritual sterility In this world where "Things fall apart, the centre cannot hold;..." (Yeats, "The Second Coming") modern man striv...
The importance of children in Dostoevsky's thought 1969 3 Fyodor Dostoevsky gives the role of children special significance in his fictional works and in his moral philosophy. His novels and short stories show the theme of children emerging again and again as Dostoevsky attempts to construct an ideal world ...
A study of Christian mysticism in the b-text of Piers Plowman 1970 20 Most twentieth-century criticism of Christian mysticism in the B-text of William Langland's Piers Plowman focuses on manuscript divisions and their equations with pre-existing mystical triads, particular scenes, or significant dreams. Most interprete...
The epilogue as the key to the thematic unity of Troilus and Criseyde 1971 2 The dispute among critics over the unity of the Epilogue with the narrative in Troilus and Criseyde is a result of the modern approach the critics have employed in reading the poem. This paper seeks to establish the thematic unity of the Epilogue wit...
The importance of marriage in Chaucer's "Knight's tale" 1971 2 Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales has long provided readers with entertainment and enlightenment into the customs of the Middle Ages. This study proposes that with an awareness of the Medieval concept of marriage, as it is introduced in the "Knight...
Purity, a fourteenth century penitential sermon 1973 11 This study analyzes Purity as a fourteenth century penitential sermon which is representative of its age. It hypothesizes that the Pearl-poet followed the medieval techniques of sermon construction and that the work 1s probably based on II Peter 2. T...