Chaucer`s The Canterbury Tales - By : Gail Ashton
This fresh and comprehensive guide introduces readers to Chaucers life and times and his cultural and literary world, as well as reviewing the publishing history of the Tales and examining issues surrounding the nature of the material production of medieval texts. A highly readable survey of the critical reception of the Tales, from early responses to recent critical perspectives, works together with a series of exemplary, close readings of key tales to explore questions such as Englishness. narrative voice, genre, language and form, gender and authority.
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