Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer

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CONTENTS INCLUDE: GENERAL INTRODUCTION. i. Objects in view in preparing this edition. 2. Romaunt of the Rose. 3. The Minor Poems Canon of Chaucers works. 4. A Compleint to his Lady the Former Age Merciless Beautee Balade to Rosemounde AgainstWomen Unconstaunt Complaints. 5. Boethius. 6. Troilus. 7. The House of Fame. 8. The Legend of Good Women. 9. The Astrolabe. 10. The Canterbury Tales. n. Obli- gations to others. 12. Thomas Tyrwhitt Thomas Wright Bell and others. 13. Prof. Child Dr. Ellis Dr. Sweet Prof. Ten ...
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CONTENTS INCLUDE: GENERAL INTRODUCTION. i. Objects in view in preparing this edition. 2. Romaunt of the Rose. 3. The Minor Poems Canon of Chaucers works. 4. A Compleint to his Lady the Former Age Merciless Beautee Balade to Rosemounde AgainstWomen Unconstaunt Complaints. 5. Boethius. 6. Troilus. 7. The House of Fame. 8. The Legend of Good Women. 9. The Astrolabe. 10. The Canterbury Tales. n. Obli- gations to others. 12. Thomas Tyrwhitt Thomas Wright Bell and others. 13. Prof. Child Dr. Ellis Dr. Sweet Prof. Ten Brink and others. 14. The Glossarial Index. 15. Aesthetic criticism. 16. The Dialect of Chaucer. 17. Chaucers Kenticisms. 18. Pronunciation. 19. The Vowels and Diphthongs. 20. The Consonants. 21. Accentuation. 22. Explanation of phonetic symbols. 23. The M. E. vowels. Example of pronunciation. 24. Scansion and accents. 25. Rimes illustrating the Pronunciation. Open and close o. Long and short open o. 26. Long and short open o in the Minor Poems. 27. The same in the Legend. 28. The same in the Tales. 29. Open and close o in Chaucer. 30. Open and close e. 31. Sources of long e. 32. Development of long e. 33. Development of close . 34. Summary of the preceding results. 35. Examples of unstable . 36. Word- lists. 37. Apparent exceptions in the Tales. 38. Apparent exceptions elsewhere. 39. Use of the above tests. 40. Further examples. 41. Fuller word-lists types A, B, and C, Chaucers rules. 42. Some peculiarities of rime. 43. Rimes involving two words other feminine rimes. 44. Permissible rimes. Double word-forms. 45. Repetitions. 46. Prof. false rimes in Chaucer and Lounsburys objections supposed Gower. 47. Feet, accusative, and fete, dative entente fore broughte riming with nought. 48. Further attacks upon rimes in Chaucer and Gower. 49. General failure- of these attacks. 50. Assonances. 51. Non-riming of -y and -y-e. 52. Metres and Forms of Verse. 53. Lines of four accents ballad-metre four-line stanza. 54. The eight-line stanza. viii CONTENTS. 55. The seven-line stanza from Machault. 56. Terza Rima. 57. A ten-line stanza. 58. Two nine-line stanzas. 59. Stanzas of six and five lines. 60. Stanzas in Anelida. 61. Roundels. 62. Chaucer as a metrist. 63. Balades and Terns. 64. The Envoy. 65. The Heroic Couplet. 66. Grammatical Outlines. 67. General Rules. 68. The Strong Declension of Substantives. 69. Archaisms. 70. Three Types of Strong Substantives. 71. Effect of Accent. 72. Double forms. 73. The Weak Declension. 74. Genitive Singular. 75. Dative Singular. 76. Plurals. 77. Substantives of French origin. 78. Adjectives. 79. Comparatives. 80. Superlatives. 81. Numerals. 82. Pronouns. 83. Possessives. 84. Demonstratives. 85. Interrogatives. 86. Relatives. 87. Other pronominal forms. 88. Verbs. 89. General formulae for verbs. 90. Seven Conjugations of Strong Verbs. 91. Formation of Weak Verbs. 92. Three Classes ofWeak Verbs. 93. Some other Verbs. 94. Negative forms. 95. Adverbs. 96. Prepositions and Conjunctions. 97. Constructions. 98. Versification. 99. Three Latin terms iamb, trochee, amphibrach. 100. Speech- waves. 101. Prose and Verse. 102. Some new symbols. 103. Old French metres. 104. Sixteen forms of lines. 105. Chaucers chief licences. 106. Examples of scansion. 107...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781443732246
  • Publisher: Brousson Press
  • Publication date: 11/28/2008
  • Pages: 516
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.31 (d)

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    Not what I thought!

    I thought I was getting the Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, not merely the glossarial index which it turned out to be. I would return it except that the book was immediately stamped for use in our library! I am not happy.

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