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Chaucer's religious tales

Author: C David Benson; Elizabeth Ann Robertson
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; Rochester, NY, USA : D.S. Brewer, 1990.
Series: Chaucer studies, 15.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains thirteen essays dealing with Chaucer's religious tales. Although this book also discusses the prose works, the primary focus of is on his four poems in rhyme royal: "Clerk's Tale", "Man of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Kongress
Named Person: Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey (1340?-1400) Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C David Benson; Elizabeth Ann Robertson
ISBN: 0859913023 9780859913027
OCLC Number: 21909260
Description: 190 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1 General essays: Chaucer's religious tales --
a question of genre / Derek Pearsall ; Chaucer's tales of transcendence --
rhyme royal and Christian prayer in the "Canterbury tales" / Barbara Nolan ; Pathos in Chaucer's religious tales / Robert Worth Frank Jr. --
Part 2 Reception: The protestant Chaucer / Linda Georgianna ; Critical approaches to the "Clerk's tale" / Charlotte C. Morse ; rCritical approaches to the "Man of Law's tale" / A.S.G. Edwards ; Critical approaches to the "Prioress's tale" and the "Second Nun's tale" / Carolyn Collette --
Part 3 Essays in criticism: Nominalism and the dynamics of the "Clerk's tale" : "Homo viator" as woman / Elizabeth D. Kirk ; The spiritual heroism of Chaucer's Custance / George R. Keiser ; Poetic variety in the "Man of Law's tale" and the "Clerk's tale" / C. David Benson ; Aspects of female piety in the "Prioress's tale" / Elizabeth Robertson ; The "Second Nun's tale" / John C. Hirsh ; Patterns of feminine and masculine persuasion in the "Melibee" and the "Parson's tale" / Jane Cowgill.
Series Title: Chaucer studies, 15.
Responsibility: edited by C. David Benson and Elizabeth Robertson.

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