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Originals and analogues of some of Chaucer's Canterbury tales.

Author: Frederick James Furnivall; Edmund Brock; W A Clouston
Publisher: London, Publisht for the Chaucer society by N. Trübner & Co. [1872-87]
Series: Chaucer society. [Publications. Second series, nos. 7, 10, 15, 20, 22]
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Genre/Form: Sources
Named Person: Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick James Furnivall; Edmund Brock; W A Clouston
OCLC Number: 4905455
Notes: Issued in 5 parts.
Description: 8*, iii-xii, 550, vi, 557-559 p. 23 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Nicholas Trivets French life of Constance, ed. by E. Brock. (Man of law's tale). Tale of the wife of Merelaus the emperor. (Man of law's tale). King Offa's intercepted letters and vanisht queen, from Matthew Paris's 'Life of Offa the First." (man of law's tale). Two French fabliaux, like the Reeve's tale. Two Latin stories like the Friar's tale. -pt. 2. Alphonsus of Lincoln, for the Prioress's tale. How Reynard caught Chanticleer, from the French of Marie de France and the 'Roman du Renart.' (For the Nun's priest's tale). Two Italian stories and a Latin one: Christ and his disciples; the Hermit, Death and the robbers; the Treasure in the Tiber (for the Pardoner's tale). Tale of the priest's bladder being 'Li dis de le vescie a prestre'. by Jakes de Basiw (for the Summoner's tale). Petrarch's Latin tale of Griseldis, with Boccaccio's story from which it was re-told (for the Clerk's tale). Five versions of a pear-tree story (for the Merchant's tale). Legend of St. Cecilia, in four versions (for the second Nun's tale). -pt. 3. The story of Constance [Englisht in a ms. of about 1430-1440] (for the Man of law's tale). The boy killd by a Jew for singing 'Gauda Maria!' (analogue of the Prioress's tale). The Paris beggar-boy murdered by a Jew for singing 'Alma Redemptoris Mater!' (analogue of the Prioress's tale; with a poem by Lydfate). -pt. 4. The Damsel's rash promise: Indian original and Asiatic and European versions of the Franklin's tale, by W. A. Clouston. The Enchanted tree: Asiatic versions and analogues of the Merhcant's tale, by W. A. Clouston. The Innocent persecuted wife: Asiatic and European versions of the Man of law's tale, by W. A. Clouston. The robbers and the treasure-trove: Buddhist original and Asiatic and European versions of the Pardoner's tale, by W. A. Clouston. pt. 5. The tell-tale bird: Latin source, other European versions, and Asiatic analogues of the Manciple's tale, by W. A. Clouston. The knight and the loathly lady: variants and analogues of the Wife of Bath's tale, by W. A. Clouston. The Patient Griselda: English abstract of an early French version of the Clerk's tale, by W. A. Clouston. Additional notes by W. A. Clouston. Appendix: A complaint against fortune. General index, by W. M. Wood.
Series Title: Chaucer society. [Publications. Second series, nos. 7, 10, 15, 20, 22]
Responsibility: Ed. by F.J. Furnivall, Edmund Brock, and W.A. Clouston.

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