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Geoffrey Chaucer : a very short introduction

Author: David Wallace
Publisher: [Oxford] : Oxford University Press, 2019.
Series: Very short introductions.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covering Geoffrey Chaucer's life and work, David Wallace considers the influence and enduring appeal of his body of writing, explores the wide ranging geography and iconic characters in his stories, and discusses how Chaucer's own experiences contributed to his literature.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Wallace
ISBN: 9780191821592 0191821594
OCLC Number: 1119496725
Notes: Also issued in print: 2019.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations.
Contents: 1: Beginnings2: Schoolrooms, science, female intuition3: A life in poetry4: Poetry at last: Troilus and Criseyde5: Organizing, disorganizing: The Canterbury Tales6: Something to believe in7: Performance and new ChaucersTimeline: a well-documented lifeFurther ReadingIndex
Series Title: Very short introductions.
Responsibility: David Wallace.

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