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Author: Corinne J Saunders
Publisher: Oxford, U.K. ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 2001.
Series: Blackwell guides to criticism.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Presents a comprehensive selection of the key views of Chaucer in the twentieth century. This volume addresses the growth of Chaucer criticism over the centuries. It reflects the three major  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbook
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Handbooks and manuals
Guides et manuels
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Guides, manuels, etc
Named Person: Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Corinne J Saunders
ISBN: 0631217118 9780631217114 0631217126 9780631217121
OCLC Number: 46538617
Language Note: Mainly in English, with some Middle English.
Description: xi, 356 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The English and European literary traditions / Derek Brewer --
Chaucer: the teller and the tale / Gabriel Josipovici --
The audience / Paul Strohm --
The lady white and the white tablet: The book of duchess / Judith Ferster --
'The Dido episode' in The house of fame / Wolfgang Clemen --
Chaucer's fame and her world: the poem / Piero Boitani --
Park of paradise and garden of love / J.A.W. Bennett --
The parliament of fowls / A.C. Spearing --
The narrator as translator / Donald W. Rowe --
Chaucer's classical legendary / Lisa J. Kiser --
The ending of 'Troilus' / E. Talbot Donaldson --
The heart and the chain / John Leyerle --
Criseyde: woman in Medieval society / David Aers --
Coda: the narrator / C. David Benson --
History versus romance / Lee Patterson --
The unity of the Canterbury tales / Robert M. Jordan --
The esthetics of this form / Donald R. Howard --
An encyclopedia of kinds / Helen Cooper --
The knight's tale and its settings / V.A. Kolve --
Fabliau, confession, satire / W.A. Davenport --
Gems of chastity / Ian Bishop --
Anti-feminism / Jill Mann --
The Franklin's tale / Angela Jane Weisl --
'Glose/Bele chose': the wife of Bath and her glossators, Eunuch Hermeneutics / Carolyn Dinshaw.
Series Title: Blackwell guides to criticism.
Responsibility: edited by Corinne Saunders.


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"The acuteness of Corinne Saunders's analyses makes this volume considerably more than a collection of critical extracts; it manages to be at once illuminating about Chaucer, Chaucerian criticism, Read more...

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