The Canterbury Tales

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Psychology Press, 1993 - Literary Criticism - 380 pages
This classic and eminently readable work provides a full critical introduction to the complete Canterbury Tales. Essential reading for students of Chaucer.

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Derek Pearsall is the Gurney Professor of English at Harvard University and was Professor and Co-Director of the Centre for Medieval Studies at the University of York, 1965-85. His numerous publications include "John Lydgate" (1970), "Old English and Middle English Poetry" (1977), "The Canterbury Tales: A Critical Study" (1985), "An Annotated Critical Bibliography of Langland" (1990) and "The Life of Geoffrey Chaucer" (1992).