Chaucer and His World
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BeschreibungDiscusses the subtle and illuminating life of Chaucer, drawn against the turbulent backdrop of 14th century England.
InhaltsverzeichnisOrigins; a 14th-century childhood; a page at court; beginning a career; at the court of Edward III; the unknown years; Chaucer and Italy; London, flower of cities all; rape and rapine; towards the inner life; among the muses in Kent; and pilgrims were they all; forth, pilgrim, forth.
PressestimmenBrewer brings to his task a full scholarly knowledge of the sources of Chaucerian biography...(with) a subtle understanding of Chaucer's social and cultural setting... Of obvious value to students reading Chaucer and to all who read him for pleasure; more advanced scholars will also find in it much to provoke thought and advance understanding. THE TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BOYDELL & BREWER INC
Erscheinungsdatum: November 1996
Seitenanzahl: 224 Seiten