Pawn takes knight's queen: playing with chess in the Book of the Duchess

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  • Additional Information
    • Publication Information:
      Pennsylvania State University Press
    • Publication Date:
      1999
    • Subject Terms:
    • Abstract:
      The author argues that the Black Knight's chess game in Chaucer's early poem, the Book of the Duchess, refers metaphorically to the dialectic between the romantic notion of marriage versus marriage motivated by economics. The Knight is viewed both as a gambler and grieving husband.
    • ISSN:
      0009-2002
    • Rights:
      Copyright 1999 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.
    • Accession Number:
      edsgcl.59239682
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      ADAMS, J. Pawn takes knight’s queen: playing with chess in the Book of the Duchess. The Chaucer Review, [s. l.], n. 2, p. 125, 1999. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsgao&AN=edsgcl.59239682. Acesso em: 3 jul. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Adams J. Pawn takes knight’s queen: playing with chess in the Book of the Duchess. The Chaucer Review. 1999;(2):125. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsgao&AN=edsgcl.59239682. Accessed July 3, 2020.
    • AMA11:
      Adams J. Pawn takes knight’s queen: playing with chess in the Book of the Duchess. The Chaucer Review. 1999;(2):125. Accessed July 3, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsgao&AN=edsgcl.59239682
    • APA:
      Adams, J. (1999). Pawn takes knight’s queen: playing with chess in the Book of the Duchess. The Chaucer Review, 2, 125.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Adams, Jenny. 1999. “Pawn Takes Knight’s Queen: Playing with Chess in the Book of the Duchess.” The Chaucer Review, no. 2: 125. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsgao&AN=edsgcl.59239682.
    • Harvard:
      Adams, J. (1999) ‘Pawn takes knight’s queen: playing with chess in the Book of the Duchess’, The Chaucer Review, (2), p. 125. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsgao&AN=edsgcl.59239682 (Accessed: 3 July 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Adams, J 1999, ‘Pawn takes knight’s queen: playing with chess in the Book of the Duchess’, The Chaucer Review, no. 2, p. 125, viewed 3 July 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Adams, Jenny. “Pawn Takes Knight’s Queen: Playing with Chess in the Book of the Duchess.” The Chaucer Review, no. 2, 1999, p. 125. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsgao&AN=edsgcl.59239682.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Adams, Jenny. “Pawn Takes Knight’s Queen: Playing with Chess in the Book of the Duchess.” The Chaucer Review, no. 2 (1999): 125. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsgao&AN=edsgcl.59239682.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Adams J. Pawn takes knight’s queen: playing with chess in the Book of the Duchess. The Chaucer Review [Internet]. 1999 [cited 2020 Jul 3];(2):125. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsgao&AN=edsgcl.59239682