Chaucer and the Canterbury Tales: A Short Introduction / Edition 1 by John C. Hirsh | 9780631225621 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Chaucer and the Canterbury Tales: A Short Introduction / Edition 1

Chaucer and the Canterbury Tales: A Short Introduction / Edition 1

by John C. Hirsh
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631225625

ISBN-13: 9780631225621

Pub. Date: 09/09/2002

Publisher: Wiley

This concise and lively survey introduces students with no prior knowledge to Chaucer, and particularly to The Canterbury Tales. Provides essential facts about Chaucer, as well as a framework for thinking about his poetry. Encourages an engaged reading of The Canterbury Tales. Introduces students to the historical and religious background needed to

Overview

This concise and lively survey introduces students with no prior knowledge to Chaucer, and particularly to The Canterbury Tales. Provides essential facts about Chaucer, as well as a framework for thinking about his poetry. Encourages an engaged reading of The Canterbury Tales. Introduces students to the historical and religious background needed to understand the contexts in which Chaucer wrote.

  • Provides essential facts about Chaucer, as well as a framework for thinking about his poetry.
  • Encourages an engaged reading of The Canterbury Tales.
  • Introduces students to the historical and religious background needed to understand the contexts in which Chaucer wrote.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631225621
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/09/2002
Series:
Wiley Blackwell Introductions to Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
188
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Illustrations.

Preface.

Who Was Geoffrey Chaucer?.

Gender and Religion, Race and Class.

Others.

Love.

God.

Visions of Chaucer.

Death.

Conclusion.

Which Tale Was That? A Summary of theCanterbury Tales.

Notes.

Select Bibliography.

Index.

List of Authors, Compilers, Editors, and Translators Referred to in the Select Bibliography.

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