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Title The Cambridge companion to Chaucer / edited by Piero Boitani and Jill Mann
Edition 2nd ed
Published Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 317 pages)
Series Cambridge companions to literature
Cambridge companions to literature
Contents 1. The social and literary scene in England / Paul Strohm -- 2. Chaucer's French inheritance / Ardis Butterfield -- 3. Chaucer's Italian inheritance / David Wallace -- 4. Old books brought to life in dreams: the Book of the Duchess, the House of Fame, the Parliament of Fowls / Piero Boitani -- 5. Telling the story in Troilus and Criseyde / Mark Lambert -- 6. Chance and destiny in Troilus and Criseyde and the Knight's Tale / Jill Mann -- 7. The Legend of Good Women / Julia Boffey and A.S.G. Edwards -- 8. The Canterbury Tales: personal drama or experiments in poetic variety? / C. David Benson -- 9. The Canterbury Tales I: romance / J.A. Burrow -- 10. The Canterbury Tales II: comedy / Derek Pearsall -- 11. The Canterbury Tales III: pathos / Robert Worth Frank, Jr. -- 12. The Canterbury Tales IV: exemplum and fable / A.C. Spearing -- 13. Literary structures in Chaucer / Barry Windeatt -- 14. Chaucer's style / Christopher Cannon -- 15. Chaucer's presence and absence, 1400-1550 / James Simpson -- 16. New approaches to Chaucer / Carolyn Dinshaw -- 17. Further reading: a guide to Chaucer studies / Joerg O. Fichte.06-01-01
Summary This revised edition is based on the first edition which has become a classic in Chaucer studies. Important material has been updated in the text, and its contributions cover recent trends in literary theory as well as in studies of Chaucer's works. The bibliography has been completely revised to provide an indispensable guide for today's student of Chaucer
Notes Revised edition of: The Cambridge Chaucer companion / edited by Piero Boitani and Jill Mann. 1986
Bibliography "Further reading: a guide to Chaucer studies": pages 290-306
Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400 -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400 -- Criticism and interpretation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400 -- Criticism and interpretation
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400
English Literature.
Languages & Literatures.
Literatura inglesa (crítica e interpretação)
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Boitani, Piero
Mann, Jill
Cambridge University Press
ISBN 0511221495
0521894670 (pb.)
Other Titles Chaucer
Companion to Chaucer
OTHER TI Cambridge Chaucer companion
Other Titles Cambridge Chaucer companion