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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 25.95
Routledge A Level English Guides equip AS and A2 Level students with the skills they need to explore, evaluate, and enjoy English. Books in the series are built around the various skills specified in the assessment objectives (AOs) for all AS and A2 Level English courses. Focusing on the AOs most relevant to their topic, the books help students... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 86.80
This book presents a major re-examination of the works of the fifteenth-century Scottish poet, Robert Henryson. Encompassing the full range of the poets work, Professor John MacQueen opens up previously unexplored areas of both Henrysons literary practice and his underlying moral and philosophical vision. MacQueen argues that numerology... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 79.95
This concise companion provides a succinct introduction to Chaucer’s major works, the contexts in which he wrote, and to medieval thought more generally. Opens with a general introductory section discussing London life and politics, books and authority, manuscripts and readers. Subsequent sections focus on Chaucer’s major... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1997; US$ 82.50
John Dryden claimed to share a kindred spirit, a congenial soul, with Geoffrey Chaucer, and he was not alone. Reading critics reading Chaucer, Stephanie Trigg makes us privy to the special communities-modeled on the pilgrimage to Canterbury-that rose up around the author as commentators through the ages sought spiritual or emotional intimacy with him.... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2007; US$ 149.95
This work offers facing-page translations of lesser-known poems by Geoffrey Chaucer. The modernization of Chaucers verse to date has been restricted largely to the longer poems such as The Canterbury Tales and Troilus and Criseyde. While these works demonstrate Chaucers mastery of the epic and narrative forms, it is in the court poems that... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
This book analyzes the interaction between gender and species in Chaucer's poetry and strives to understand his adaptation of medieval discourse through an ecofeminist lens. Works that either speak of animals, or more pertinently those with animals speaking, offer fruitful results in the attempt to understand the medieval textual handling of the... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2004; US$ 90.00
A lively defence of the ethics of exemplary narrative, and a detailed account of its forms and functioning in the works of Geoffrey Chaucer and John Gower. more...