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The Oxford companion to Chaucer

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Oxford University Press , Oxford, New York
Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400 -- Encyclopedias, Poets, English -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- Biography -- Encyclopedias, Civilization, Medieval, in literature -- Encyclopedias, Great Britain -- History -- 14th century -- Biography -- Encyclop

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Other titlesCompanion to Chaucer
Statementedited by Douglas Gray.
GenreEncyclopedias., Biography, Encyclopecias.
ContributionsGray, Douglas, 1930-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR1903 .O94 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 526 p., [8] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3319219M
ISBN 100198117655
LC Control Number2004270323
OCLC/WorldCa52485487

Written by an international team of scholars, the Oxford Companion to Chaucer provides a wealth of clear, up-to-date assessments on all aspects of Chaucer. Entries provide information on Chaucer's life and times, his works and the characteristics of them, his language and metre, his reading and the creative uses he made of it, and his major moral and literary themes.

Like many of the volumes in the Oxford Companion series, this work is an invaluable guide--in this case, to the life, times, and work of Geoffrey Chaucer, the Middle English poet who gave us The Canterbury Tales and Troilus and Criseyde.

The stated goal of this work is to "help readers and students in the understandinzg" of the poet's works.5/5(1).

With over 2, entries from an international team of scholars, this new Oxford Companion provides a wealth of clear, up-to-date assessments on all aspects of Chaucer.

Entries, both short and long, from "Aaron" to "Zodiac," provide information on Chaucer's life and times, his works and the characteristics in them, his language and meter, his reading and the creative uses h/5. With over 2, entries from an international team of scholars, this new Oxford Companion provides a wealth of clear, up-to-date assessments on all aspects of Chaucer.

Entries, both short and long, from 'Aaron' to 'Zodiac', provide information on Chaucer's life and times, his works and the characteristics in them, his language and metre, his reading and the creative uses he made of it. The Oxford Companion to Chaucer Edited by Douglas Gray Oxford Companions.

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Free shipping in the US. Discount books. Let the stories live on. Affordable books. Peter Brown is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Kent and Chair of its School of English. His publications include Reading Dreams: The Interpretation of Dreams from Chaucer to Shakespeare (editor and contributor), Chaucer at Work: The Making of the Canterbury Tales, and, with Andrew Butcher, The Age of Saturn: Literature and History in the Canterbury Tales.

The extensively revised and expanded version of the acclaimed Companion to Chaucer. An essential text for both established scholars and those seeking to expand their knowledge of Chaucer studies, A New Companion to Chaucer is an authoritative and up-to-date survey of Chaucer scholarship.

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With over 2, entries from an international team of scholars, this new Oxford Companion provides a wealth of clear, up-to-date assessments on all aspects of Chaucer. Entries, both short and long, from 'Aaron' to 'Zodiac', provide information on Chaucer's life and times, his works and the characteristics in them, his language and metre, his reading and the creative uses he made of it, and on /5(8).

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The first edition of the Companion to Chaucer Studies reviewed scholarship up tothe present edition advances it to There is good reason for this updating. In the last ten years, more than one thousand articles and nearly forty books on Chaucer and his poetry have been published.

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Find more information about: ISBN: Readers sometimes neglect what is most extraordinary about the Canterbury Tales: its dazzling variety of stories and gh story collections were a recognized literary form long before Chaucer (and were especially popular in the late Middle Ages, as shown by Boccaccio's Decameron and the Confessio Amantis of Chaucer's contemporary John Gower), no other example of the genre contains.

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The Concise Oxford Companion to the English Language Oxford Paperback Reference. Attadse. Books Chaucer Dissimilarity: Literary Comparisons in Chaucer and Other Late-Medieval Writing. Kavion. The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer -- The. Students and other readers of English medieval literature might well be forgiven for doubting the usefulness of yet another guide to the life and works of Geoffrey Chaucer (c.

), around whom a veritable publishing industry has developed in the course of the last few decades. In the case of the Oxford Companion, expertly edited by Professor Douglas Gray of Oxford University, such. Oxford Guides to Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales Helen Cooper.

out of 5 stars 7. Paperback. $ This revised edition of The Cambridge Companion to Chaucer is based on the first edition which has become a classic in Chaucer studies. While this new volume responds to the success of the fist edition, the structure of the book has /5(8).

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The guide is intended both for reference and for browsing. The international perspective takes in language from Cockney to Creole, Aboriginal English to Zummerzet, Estuary English toCaribbean English and a historical range from Beowulf to Ebonics, Chaucer to Chomsky, Latin to the World 4/5(1).

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Written by more than scholars from some 20 nations and embracing a wide variety of perspectives, the Companion offers over seven hundred entries, ranging /5(2). ‎The Cambridge Companion to Chaucer is an extensively revised version of the first edition, which has become a classic in the field. This new volume responds to the success of the first edition and to recent debates in Chaucer Studies.

Important material has been updated, and new contributions have b. Bowers’s detective work began when he spotted references to a Clarendon Chaucer in the chronology of the JRR Tolkien Companion and Guide.

Companion to Chaucer studies by Beryl Rowland,Oxford University Press edition, in English - Rev. ed.