Chaucer and Clothing: Clerical and Academic Costume in the General Prologue to the Canterbury Tales

Chaucer and Clothing: Clerical and Academic Costume in the General Prologue to the Canterbury Tales

by Laura F. Hodges
     
 

A detailed discussion of the meaning and significance of the terms used to describe the clothing of Chaucer's religious and academic pilgrims.See more details below

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A detailed discussion of the meaning and significance of the terms used to describe the clothing of Chaucer's religious and academic pilgrims.

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A most valuable research tool, as the notes are copious. THE YEAR'S WORK IN ENGLISH STUDIESA careful and detailed study, the result of much painstaking research. MLRNot only useful but beautifully produced....The volume stands as an important contribution to Chaucerian scholarship, and as a model for bringing material studies to bear on literary texts. THE MEDIEVAL REVIEWThis historically-informed analysis of Chaucer's meaning will be consulted for decades to come by social historians and literary critics alike. ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEWA scholarly piece of work, with a wealth of fascinating details. MEDIEVAL DRESS & TEXTILE SOCIETY NEWSLETTER

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ISBN-13:
9781843840336
Publisher:
Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date:
02/15/2005
Series:
Chaucer Studies, #34
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

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