Critical Essays on Geoffery Chaucer

Critical Essays on Geoffery Chaucer

by Thomas C. Stillinger

ISBN-10: 078380024X

ISBN-13: 9780783800240

Pub. Date: 08/28/1998

Publisher: Gale Group

Product Details

Gale Group
Publication date:
Critical Essays on British Literature Series
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.51(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

General Editor's Note
Publisher's Note
Chaucer and the Shape of Performance11
The Disenchanted Self30
The Afterlife of the Civil Dead: Conquest in the Knight's Tale59
"No Man His Reson Herde": Peasant Consciousness, Chaucer's Miller, and the Structure of the Canterbury Tales82
"Glose/Bele Chose": The Wife of Bath and Her Glossators112
The Powers of Silence: The Case of the Clerk's Griselda133
Claiming the Pardoner: Toward a Gay Reading of Chaucer's Pardoner's Tale150
The Authority of Fable: Allegory and Irony in the Nun's Priest's Tale173
Chaucer's Criseyde: Woman in Society, Woman in Love195
Complicity and Responsibility in Pandarus' Bed and Chaucer's Art219
Dante and the Poetics of Troilus and Criseyde243

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