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The works of Geoffrey Chaucer.

Geoffrey Chaucer

The works of Geoffrey Chaucer.

by Geoffrey Chaucer

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1898 ed.

StatementEdited by Alfred W. Pollard [and others]
ContributionsPollard, Alfred W. 1859-1944, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR1851 .P6 1972
The Physical Object
Paginationlvi, 771 p.
Number of Pages771
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5428900M
ISBN 100836999037
LC Control Number73039393
OCLC/WorldCa235535

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For students of Chaucer, English literature, English printing history, and 19th-century British art. "Here ends the Book of the works of Geoffrey Chaucer, edited by F.S. Ellis; ornamented with pictures designed by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, and engraved on wood by W.H.

Hooper. Printed by me, William Morris, at the Kelmscott Press, Upper Mall, Hammersmith, in the county of Middlesex. Finished on the 8th day of May, Chaucer’s first major work was ‘The Book of the Duchess’, was a dirge for Blanche of Lancaster.

Other early works by Chaucer were ‘Anelida and Arcite’ and ‘The House of Fame’. He wrote most of his work in a prolific period when he was working as a customs controller in London. The third edition of the definitive collection of Chaucer's Complete Works, reissued with a new foreword by Christopher F.

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Tatlock and Arthur G. Kennedy (Washington D.C. )" -- Pref. Vol. also called "Supplement series". Medieval literary works were often composed for specific court patrons, and Chaucer’s first important poem, The Book of the Duchess, was written for John of Gaunt as a memorial for his wife.

Many of Chaucer’s mature works would have been similarly written for and read out to a courtly audience. Bowers’s detective work began when he spotted references to a Clarendon Chaucer in the chronology of the JRR Tolkien Companion and Guide, a study by Christina Scull and Wayne G.

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