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1st Edition

The Fancies, Chaste and Noble

ISBN 9780367189587
Published November 26, 2020 by Routledge
314 Pages

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Book Description

Published in 1985: The main plot portrays the bachelor Octavio, Marquis of Siena, and his establishment of his "Bower of Fancies," something like a Platonic academy for those he calls the "fancies" — Clarella, Silvia, and Floria, three young women who are, or are said to be,"young, wise, noble, fair, and chaste.

Table of Contents

    1. Introduction to John Ford and The Fancies  2. Textual Introductions  3. The Fancies, Chast and Noble  4. Appendices

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