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Author Patterson, Lee.

Title Chaucer and the subject of history / Lee Patterson.

Imprint Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, c1991.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  PR1933.H57 P38 1991    Available  ---
Description xiv, 489 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 429-476) and index.
Contents "Thirled with the poynt of remembraunce" : the Theban writing of Anelida and Arcite -- Troilus and Criseyde and the subject of history -- Knight's Tale and the crisis of chivalric identity -- From tragedy to comedy through the Legend of Good Women -- Miller's Tale and the politics of laughter -- Wife of Bath and the triumph of the subject -- Chaucerian commerce : bourgeois ideology and poetic exchange in the Merchant's and Shipman's Tales -- Subject of confession : the Pardoner and the rhetoric of penance.
Subject Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400 -- Knowledge -- History.
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400 -- Political and social views.
Historical poetry, English -- History and criticism.
History, Ancient, in literature.
Social problems in literature.
Middle Ages in literature.
ISBN 0299128342 (pbk.) : $15.75
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