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Chaucer and his England

Author: G G Coulton
Publisher: London : Methuen & Co., [1908]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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No book of this size can pretend to treat exhaustively of all that concerns Chaucer and his England; but the author's main aim has been to supply an informal historical commentary on the poet's works. - Preface to the first edition.
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Coulton, G.G. (George Gordon), 1858-1947.
Chaucer and his England.
London : Methuen & Co., [1908]
(OCoLC)563955945
Named Person: Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: G G Coulton
OCLC Number: 2111437
Description: xii, 321, [1] pages : frontispiece, illustrations, 19 plates ; 23 cm
Contents: Young England --
Boyhood and youth --
The king's squire --
The ambassador --
Man of business --
Last days --
London custom-house --
Aldgate Tower --
Town and country --
The laws of London --
Canterbury Tales : the dramatis personae --
Canterbury Tales : first and second days --
Canterbury Tales : third and fourth days --
King and queen --
Knights and squires --
Husbands at the church door --
The gay science --
The great war --
The burden of the war --
The poor --
Merry England --
The king's peace --
Priests and people --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: by G.G. Coulton.
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No book of this size can pretend to treat exhaustively of all that concerns Chaucer and his England; but the author's main aim has been to supply an informal historical commentary on the poet's works. - Preface to the first edition.

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