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Published by Aberdeen University Press in Aberdeen .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English language -- Middle English, 1100-1500.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementessays by Michael Samuels and J.J. Smith ; edited by J.J. Smith.
ContributionsSmith, J. J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE525
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 126 p. :
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20075858M
ISBN 100080364039

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English Chaucer and His Contemporaries Dr. Lionarons. [email protected] Olin , x Office hours M-F ; MW and by appointment.   Nicky Chatten; W. A. Davenport, Chaucer and His English Contemporaries: Prologue and Tale in the Canterbury Tales; Florence Percival, Chaucer's Legendary Good We use cookies to enhance your experience on our continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of : Nicky Chatten. Tony Davenport argues that study of Chaucer's major work alongside contemporary English poems reveals the odd and extreme aspects of Chaucer's writing as well as the daring and experimental qualities in his work. The focus of the book is on strategies of narrative and discourse, but also includes discussion of other much-studied Middle English. We have a total of Study Material available on NTA-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) English Literature (Paper-II). Browse the Study Material below by topics and subtopics. Numbers in brackets indicate the number of Study Material available on that topic-subtopic.