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Published: 04 December 2014

528 Pages


ISBN: 9780199689545

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Historians on Chaucer

The 'General Prologue' to the Canterbury Tales

Edited by Stephen Rigby
With the assistance of Alastair Minnis

  • Brings together 25 eminent medieval historians to discuss Chaucer's 'General Prologue'
  • Combines popular debates in literary and historical studies
  • Organizes studies of Chaucer's pilgrims in relation to wider debates about Chaucer's social meaning
  • Offers a detailed case-study of each of Chaucer's pilgrims