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Yale Companion to Chaucer / Edition 1

Yale Companion to Chaucer / Edition 1

by Seth Lerer
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ISBN-13: 2900300125978
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 12/28/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Seth Lerer is Avalon Foundation Professor in Humanities and professor of English and comparative literature at Stanford University.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     vii
A Note on Editions and Abbreviations     ix
Introduction   Seth Lerer     1
Contexts and Cultures
The Lives of Geoffrey Chaucer   Christopher Cannon     31
Chaucer as a European Writer   James Simpson     55
Chaucer as an English Writer   D. Vance Smith     87
Chaucer and Rhetoric   Rita Copeland     122
Major Works, Major Issues
The Dream Visions   Deanne Williams     147
Lyrics and Short Poems   Bruce Holsinger     179
Troilus and Criseyde   Jennifer Summit     213
The Canterbury Tales   Seth Lerer     243
Critical Approaches and Afterlives
Chaucer's Influence and Reception   Stephanie Trigg     297
Chaucer Criticism and Its Legacies   Ethan Knapp     324
Chronology: Major Dates and Events in Chaucer's Life and Times     359
Guides to the Textual Study of Chaucer     361
The Canterbury Tales: Order and Pattern     363
Maps     366
Bibliography     371
List of Contributors     403
Index     405

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