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Oxford Guides to Chaucer

Helen Cooper

Oxford Guides to Chaucer

The Canterbury Tales

by Helen Cooper

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Published by Oxford University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Medieval,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10138099M
    ISBN 100198111908
    ISBN 109780198111900
    OCLC/WorldCa232941455

    Brand new Book. The three Oxford Guides to Chaucer are written by scholars of international repute, with the purpose of summarizing what is known about his works and offering interpretations based on recent advances in both historical knowledge and 4/5(84). One of my critical guides was Helen Cooper's excellent "Oxford Guides to Chaucer, the Canterbury Tales." Each tale is examined in terms of its date, genre, sources, structure, themes, context and style. The writing is lively, opinionated and informed, the information is rich, varied and though-provoking/5.

    This third volume in the highly successful Oxford Guides to Chaucer series offers a much-needed introduction to Chaucer's Shorter Poems. A general chapter on the social and cultural contexts of the Shorter Poems is followed by a guide to the main genre which they exemplify - Author: Alastair J. Minnis, A. J. Minnis. Oxford Guides to Chaucer: Troilus and Criseyde by Windeatt, Barry. Clarendon Press, pp., Paperback, previous owner's name to verso of front cover else very good.

    The book devotes an entire section to Chaucer's "afterlife," which considers his reputation in later periods, his influence on later writers, and his presence in modern and contemporary culture. Guides to further reading for each chapter and a chronology are also : $ Written by a group of internationally renowned scholars, the Oxford Guides to Chaucer offer complete summaries of all that is known about Chaucer's work and include fresh interpretations based on recent advances in both historical knowledge and theoretical understanding. Providing essential and up-to-date information on dating and sources, and original analyses of thematic 5/5(1).


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One of my critical guides was Helen Cooper's excellent "Oxford Guides to Chaucer, the Canterbury Tales." Each tale is examined in terms of its date, genre, sources, structure, themes, context and style. The writing is lively, opinionated and informed, the information is rich, varied and though-provoking/5(5).

Following the successful Oxford Guide to Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales, this volume looks in depth at Chaucer's masterwork. The guide includes the fullest and most convenient account of Chaucer's use of sources, analysis of the poem's genre, and a readable commentary on all aspects of its themes, structure, and style.

The most comprehensive guide to the poem yet 5/5(1). Oxford Guides to Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales. This edition incorporates a broader representation of the most significant recent scholarship and criticism, reflecting current research into Chaucer's historical and social context and developments in the interpretation of Chaucer's presentation of women.4/5(4).

This third volume in the highly successful Oxford Guides to Chaucer series offers a much-needed introduction to Chaucer's Shorter Poems. A general chapter on the social and cultural contexts of the Shorter Poems is followed by a guide to the main genre which they exemplify - the love-vision by: 8.

Description. The three Oxford Guides to Chaucer are written by scholars of international repute, with the purpose of summarizing what is known about his works and offering interpretations based on recent advances in both historical knowledge and 4/5(85).

Written by a group of internationally renowned scholars, the Oxford Guides to Chaucer offer complete summaries of all that is known about Chaucer's work and include fresh interpretations based on recent advances in both historical knowledge and theoretical understanding.

The three Oxford Guides to Chaucer are written by scholars of international repute, with the purpose of summarizing what is known about his works and offering interpretations based on recent advances in both historical knowledge and Book Edition: 2nd Revised Edition.

The Oxford Guides to Chaucer are written to summarize what is known about his works and offer interpretations based on recent advances in both historical knowledge and theoretical understanding. Following the successful Oxford Guide to Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales, this volume looks in depth at Chaucer's masterwork/5.

The three Oxford Guides to Chaucer are written by scholars of international repute, with the purpose of summarizing what is known about his works and offering interpretations based on recent advances in both historical knowledge and theoretical understanding/5(1). The three Oxford Guides to Chaucer are written by scholars of international repute, with the purpose of summarizing what is known about his works and offering interpretations based on recent advances in both historical knowledge and /5(7).

Oxford Guides to Chaucer. Description. This third volume in the popular Oxford Guides to Chaucer series offers a much needed introduction to Chaucer's shorter poems.

The introductory chapters on the social and cultural contexts of the shorter poems are supplemented by a guide to the genre they mostly exemplify--the love-vision form. The Oxford Guides to Chaucer are written to summarize what is known about his works and offer interpretations based on recent advances in both historical knowledge and theoretical understanding.

Following the successful Oxford Guide to Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales, this volume looks in depth at Chaucer's masterwork. This Oxford guide to Chaucer was one of the set books for a course about Chaucer I took. This guide consistes of dozens of secondary texts by different authors, all focussing on different aspects of Chaucer's life, his works, social and historical contexts, or literary theory and criticism.

All in all, this is a great companion to anyone reading Chaucer and really helps you /5. The Oxford Guides to Chaucer are written to summarize what is known about his works and offer interpretations based on recent advances in both historical knowledge and theoretical understanding.

Following the successful Oxford Guide to Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales, this volume looks in depth at Chaucer's guide includes the fullest and most convenient account of Chaucer Price: $ Oxford Guides to Chaucer The Canterbury Tales. Second Edition.

Helen Cooper Oxford Guides to Chaucer Share: Also of Interest. The English Romance in Time Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.

It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing. The most comprehensive guide to Chaucer's work available, this volume features thirty-seven specially commissioned chapters by an international team of esteemed contributors.

Offering work from both academics with long-standing reputations and newer voices in the field, it combines general essays that provide background. Read Ebook Now ?book= Download Oxford Guides to Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales PDF Free.

This Guide is just what it says, a full guide to Chaucer and his works. It contains thirty-six chapters written by thirty-six authors. It aims at providing the reader with the total sum of what we can know or think about Chaucer and his poems.5/5(1). Written by an international team of scholars, the Oxford Companion to Chaucer provides a wealth of clear, up-to-date assessments on all aspects of Chaucer.

Entries provide information on Chaucer's life and times, his works and the characteristics of them, his language and metre, his reading and the creative uses he made of it, and his major moral and literary themes.

The three Oxford Guides to Chaucer are written by scholars of international repute, with the purpose of summarizing what is known about his works and offering interpretations based on recent advances in both historical knowledge and theoretical understanding. The three Oxford Guides to Chaucer are written by scholars of international repute, with the purpose of summarizing what is known about his work and offering interpretations based on recent advances in both historical knowledge and theoretical understanding.5/5(1).Oxford Guides to Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales by Helen Cooper.

Oxford University Press, Incorporated, Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.This book is the most comprehensive guide to Chaucer's work and the history of its reception available.

It comprises 37 specially commissioned chapters by an outstanding team of 4/5(1).