Chaucer's Dream Poetry

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Chaucer's Dream Poetry is the first volume to provide texts of all Chaucer's four dream poems together with a full critical guide to the genre of dream poetry and introductions to the individual poems. The texts have been newly edited by Helen Phillips and Nick Havely, who have previously produced major scholarly editions of two of the poems. Included are thorough and informative on-page commentaries unavailable in current Chaucer editions, as well as a full glossary at the end ...
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Chaucer's Dream Poetry is the first volume to provide texts of all Chaucer's four dream poems together with a full critical guide to the genre of dream poetry and introductions to the individual poems. The texts have been newly edited by Helen Phillips and Nick Havely, who have previously produced major scholarly editions of two of the poems. Included are thorough and informative on-page commentaries unavailable in current Chaucer editions, as well as a full glossary at the end of the book.
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Helen Phillips is a Professor in the School of English, Communication and Philosophy at Cardiff University, UK.

Nick Havely is a Professor in the Department of English and Related Literature at the University of York, UK.

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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Chronology
General Introduction 1
Chaucer and Dream Poetry 3
Notes on Language and Metre 22
The Dream Poems 27
The Book of the Duchess 29
The House of Fame 112
The Parliament of Fowls 219
The Prologue to the Legend of Good Women 281
The Legend of Dido 341
Bibliography 377
Selective Glossary 398
Index of Names 432
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