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Nature, Sex, and Goodness in a Medieval Literary Tradition.

White, Hugh. "Nature, Sex, and Goodness in a Medieval Literary Tradition." Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000


White’s central concern, he writes, in his introduction to this new study of Nature in late medieval literature, “is with such overlapping questions as whether that provision with which human beings are endowed by nature tends toward their good, whether the natural circumstances of human beings conduce to their happiness, whether by nature human beings are inclined to the good, whether the law of nature directs human beings to the good; in short, is Nature benign and moral?

Item Type:Book
Subjects:Sources, Analogues, and Literary Relations
Confessio Amantis

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