Chaucer's Cultural Geography

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First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Kathryn Lynch, PhD, is Professor and Chair of English at Wellesley College. She is a graduate of Stamford and received her PhD in English from the University of Virginia. She is the author of numerous articles and reviews on Chaucer.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
Selected Bibliography 17
Orientalism and the Critical History of the Squire's Tale 21
Domesticating the Exotic in the Squire's Tale 32
The Historical Basis of Chaucer's Squire's Tale 56
East Meets West in Chaucer's Squire's and Franklin's Tales 76
Orientation and Nation in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales 102
Scientific Imagery in Chaucer [The Canon's Yeoman's Tale] 135
The Canterbury Tales and the Arabic Frame Tradition 152
Criticism, Anti-Semitism, and the Prioress's Tale 174
Mappae Mundi and "The Knight's Tale": The Geography of Power, the Technology of Control 193
Geographies of Desire: Orientalism in Chaucer's Legend of Good Women 225
Worlds Apart: Orientalism, Antifeminsim, and Heresy in Chaucer's Man of Law's Tale 248
Chaucer and Englishness 281
Index 303
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