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Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales (Landmarks of World Literature (New))
Placing the Canterbury Tales in the context of the crisis in English society in the fourteenth century, this guide examines the social diversity of Chaucer's pilgrims, the stylistic range of their tales and psychological richness of their interaction. It emphasizes the language of the poem, as well as the role of Chaucer in literary tradition, and devotes an entire chapter ...more
Paperback, 136 pages
Published November 10th 2003 by Cambridge University Press
(first published November 23rd 1989)
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