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The Palgrave literary dictionary of Chaucer

Author: Malcolm Andrew
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Series: Palgrave literary dictionaries.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The first volume of the new Palgrave Literary Dictionaries series aims to provide readers with a convenient source of reliable, scholarly, accessible, and up-to-date information on Chaucer's work, life and times. It consists mainly of entries ranging in length from about ten to about 3000 words, arranged in alphabetical sequence. These cover topics including the following: each of Chaucer's works; Chaucer's life;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch
Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Biographies Encyclopédies
Named Person: Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Andrew
ISBN: 0333998081 9780333998083 033399809X 9780333998090
OCLC Number: 61821876
Description: xvi, 313 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Series Editor's Foreword Acknowledgements Preface Chronology Abbreviations Entries A-Z Bibliography
Series Title: Palgrave literary dictionaries.
Responsibility: Malcolm Andrew.
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