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By Corinne Saunders

This concise spouse presents a succinct creation to Chaucer’s significant works, the contexts within which he wrote, and to medieval suggestion extra ordinarily.

  • Opens with a common introductory part discussing London existence and politics, books and authority, manuscripts and readers.
  • Subsequent sections specialise in Chaucer’s significant works – the dream visions, Troilus and Criseyde and The Canterbury Tales.
  • Essays spotlight the foremost non secular, political and highbrow contexts for every significant work.
  • Also covers very important common issues, together with: medieval literary genres; dream conception; the Church; gender and sexuality; and interpreting Chaucer aloud.
  • Designed in order that each one contextual essay could be learn along certainly one of Chaucer’s significant works.

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