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By Corinne Saunders

This concise significant other presents a succinct creation to Chaucer’s significant works, the contexts within which he wrote, and to medieval concept extra commonly.

  • Opens with a common introductory part discussing London existence 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 main non secular, political and highbrow contexts for every significant work.
  • Also covers very important common themes, together with: medieval literary genres; dream idea; the Church; gender and sexuality; and examining Chaucer aloud.
  • Designed in order that every one contextual essay may be learn along one in every of Chaucer’s significant works.

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