Geoffrey Chaucer

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English poet remembered as author of the Canterbury Tales (1340-1400)


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In the process Troilus, continually reinterpreted, is jerked "up and down like boket in a welle," in a manner most appropriate to a Chaucerian lover.
3) Such exhaustion was evident in Mary Carruthers's recent assertion that hermeneutics and theory have not delivered for Chaucerians and her concomitant call for a utilitarian return to `teaching the craft'.
5) This work, for a long time almost unknown to most Chaucerians, has very recently been the subject of some detailed studies.
In addressing this large and diverse body of children's literature, Richmond has brought to light an enormous resource, virtually untapped by modern critics, for the study of Chaucerian reception as well as social history and cultural studies more broadly defined.
This chapter argues that the Man of Law's Tale is not a conspicuous affectation of morality used to characterize the Man of Law's shortcomings, a view shared by many Chaucerians.
Prominent among these are Chaucerians unfriendly to her "refusal to offer a reading of a single Chaucerian poem.
For a discussion of Dwden's attitude toward the poem, and its early reception in general, see Kathleen Forni, 'The swindling of Chaucerians and the critical fate of The Flaure and the Leafe', Chaucer Review, 31 (1997), 379-400, esp.
Evidently he did not realize how many well-known American Chaucerians -- including myself -- were Jewish, and therefore did not stand.
This companion volume to The New Ellesmere Chaucer Facsimile is the first collection of essays by leading Chaucerians and historians of the book entirely devoted to the Ellesmere manuscript of the Canterbury Tales.
27) Modern Chaucerians tend to caution, or deny a close association between Chaucer and Wycliffe.
30) is on the mark, and its implications have yet to be fully taken into account by Chaucerians.
For example, the five-page consideration of Gautier's La Veuve as an oral source for Chaucer's "Wife of Bath" has been evaluated and commented upon by Chaucerians since it was first published in 1967, and the short analysis of the role of the humanities in society does not fit easily either, although it resonates with ideas which begin a piece later in the volume but were published a decade earlier (Poetry and Crisis, discussed below).
Richmond then does his best in a few short pages to reinscribe for Chaucerians a history that includes some of the details of the major tragedies that constitute the English "royal treatment" of the Jews.
Koff's introduction suggests that the source of resistance to the idea that Chaucer was influenced by the Decameron lies in `the varying degrees of distress some Chaucerians feel in connecting the moral uncertainty, not merely the "immorality" (though perhaps that, too) of the work .