Chaucer's Boccaccio: Sources for Troilus and the Knight's and Franklin's Tales

Chaucer's Boccaccio: Sources for Troilus and the Knight's and Franklin's Tales

by Nicholas R. Havely, Giovanni Boccaccio, N. R. Havely
     
 

"The notes are a model of economy... The introduction is quite superb... The volume as a whole is a worthy addition to a series which has already begun to establish high expectations." TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION SUPPLEMENT Chaucer made extensive use of Boccacio's romances as a basis for his major works, and any analysis of his handling of his sources must depend on a… See more details below

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"The notes are a model of economy... The introduction is quite superb... The volume as a whole is a worthy addition to a series which has already begun to establish high expectations." TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION SUPPLEMENT Chaucer made extensive use of Boccacio's romances as a basis for his major works, and any analysis of his handling of his sources must depend on a knowledge of the Italian poet's work.

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ISBN-13:
9780859913492
Publisher:
Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date:
03/19/1992
Series:
Chaucer Studies, #5
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
231
Product dimensions:
0.49(w) x 9.21(h) x 6.14(d)

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