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Published: 24 August 2017

192 Pages | 15 black and white images


ISBN: 9780198805069

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Geoffrey Chaucer

A New Introduction

David Wallace

  • Offers an engaging introduction to Geoffrey Chaucer's works, informed by his own life and the times he was writing in
  • Analyses the lasting appeal of Chaucer's works, and considers their adaptations and performances through the centuries since they were written
  • Draws out some of the most innovative features of Chaucer's work, such as his blend of genres and strong female voices, and discusses why these made his writing so unique
  • Considers Chaucer as a playwright, writer, and poet, and discusses these seperate features of his work