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The Wife of Bath

Author: Allan Gedalof; Michael Moore; Fraser Steele; TVOntario.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nineteenth-century literature specialist Michael Moore joins Gedalof in examining the character of Dame Alisoun, the wife in Chaucer's renowned piece. As one of the earliest important female characters in English literature, Dame Alisoun is discussed by Moore within the context of male/female relationships. Also addressed are the many questions the piece raises regarding the nature of those relations.
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Named Person: Geoffrey Chaucer
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Allan Gedalof; Michael Moore; Fraser Steele; TVOntario.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 38537504
Notes: "Developed with the co-operation of the University of Western Ontario and Wilfrid Laurier University."
Originally produced in 1993 as a segment of the television program A guide to understanding literature.
Credits: Hosts/Writers, Allan Gedalof, Michael Moore; editor, Bill Grier.
Description: 1 videocassette (28 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Guide to understanding literature (Television program)
Responsibility: by Geoffrey Chaucer ; a production of TvOntario ; produced by Fraser Steele.

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Nineteenth-century literature specialist Michael Moore joins Gedalof in examining the character of Dame Alisoun, the wife in Chaucer's renowned piece. As one of the earliest important female characters in English literature, Dame Alisoun is discussed by Moore within the context of male/female relationships. Also addressed are the many questions the piece raises regarding the nature of those relations.

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