By Corinne Saunders
- Opens with a normal introductory part discussing London lifestyles and politics, books and authority, manuscripts and readers.
- Subsequent sections concentrate on Chaucer’s significant works – the dream visions, Troilus and Criseyde and The Canterbury Tales.
- Essays spotlight the most important non secular, political and highbrow contexts for every significant work.
- Also covers vital basic issues, together with: medieval literary genres; dream thought; the Church; gender and sexuality; and studying Chaucer aloud.
- Designed in order that each one contextual essay could be learn along considered one of Chaucer’s significant works.
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A Concise Companion to Chaucer (Concise Companions to Literature and Culture) by Corinne Saunders