By Corinne Saunders

This concise better half presents a succinct advent to Chaucer’s significant works, the contexts during which he wrote, and to medieval inspiration extra as a rule.

  • Opens with a basic introductory part discussing London existence and politics, books and authority, manuscripts and readers.
  • Subsequent sections specialise in Chaucer’s significant works – the dream visions, Troilus and Criseyde and The Canterbury Tales.
  • Essays spotlight the main non secular, political and highbrow contexts for every significant work.
  • Also covers very important common issues, together with: medieval literary genres; dream thought; the Church; gender and sexuality; and examining Chaucer aloud.
  • Designed in order that every one contextual essay will be learn along one in all Chaucer’s significant works.

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