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Anglo-Norman period. Early English. Middle

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  • Comparing Textsby Nicola Onyett

    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...

  • Complete and Full with Numbersby John Macqueen

    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 poet’s work, Professor John MacQueen opens up previously unexplored areas of both Henryson’s literary practice and his underlying moral and philosophical vision. MacQueen argues that numerology... more...

  • A Concise Companion to Chaucerby Corinne Saunders

    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...

  • Congenial Soulsby Stephanie Trigg

    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...

  • Constructing Chaucerby Geoffrey W. Gust

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 120.00

    This book examines the scholarly construction of Geoffrey Chaucer in different historical eras, and challenges long-standing assumptions to enhance the theoretical dialogue on Chaucer's historical reception. more...

  • The Court Poetry of Chaucerby James Dempsey

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2007; US$ 149.95

    This work offers facing-page translations of lesser-known poems by Geoffrey Chaucer. The modernization of Chaucer’s verse to date has been restricted largely to the longer poems such as The Canterbury Tales and Troilus and Criseyde. While these works demonstrate Chaucer’s mastery of the epic and narrative forms, it is in the court poems that... more...

  • Ecofeminist Subjectivitiesby Lesley Kordecki

    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...

  • Editing Piers Plowmanby Charlotte Brewer

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 48.00

    This 1996 book is an account of the editions of Piers Plowman which have appeared since 1550. more...

  • Ethics and Exemplary Narrative in Chaucer and Gowerby J. Allan Mitchell

    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...

  • Feminizing Chaucerby Jill Mann

    Boydell & Brewer 2002; US$ 34.95

    An investigation of Chaucer's thinking about women, assessed in the light of developments in feminist criticism. more...