All Things Chaucer: An Encyclopedia of Chaucer's World

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Greenwood Press, 2007 - Literary Criticism - 584 pages
Chaucer is the most widely read medieval author, and his works reflect the fascinating world of the Middle Ages. Written for students and general readers, this book includes numerous alphabetically arranged entries on items mentioned in all of his works and references the items to his writings. In addition to exploring Chaucer's material world, the encyclopedia surveys the beliefs, customs, and rituals of the Middle Ages. The encyclopedia broadens the general reader's understanding of Chaucer and his world and helps students analyze and interpret his texts.

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Independent scholar Rogers (history, emeritus, Juniata Coll.) has previously published studies of 19th-century English fiction. Her intent in this two-volume companion is to help students and general ... Read full review


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