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Title Geoffrey Chaucer's The general prologue to the Canterbury tales / edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.

Publication Info. New York : Chelsea House Publishers, 1988.


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  821.1 CHAUCER    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  828 C496YBLM PRO    Check Shelf
Description vii, 168 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Modern critical interpretations
Modern critical interpretations.
Note Spine title: The general prologue to the Canterbury tales.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-157) and index.
Contents Introduction / Harold Bloom -- Chaucer : motive and mask in the General Prologue / Ruth Nevo -- Medieval estates satire and the General Prologue / Jill Mann -- Memory and form / Donald R. Howard -- History and form in the General Prologue to the Canterbury Tales / Loy D. Martin -- Creation in Genesis and nature in Chaucer's General Prologue 1-18 / Jane Chance -- Gold and iron : semantic change and social change in Chaucer's Prologue / Geoffrey Hughes -- The art of impersonation : a general prologue to the Canterbury Tales / H. Marshall Tucker -- The Canterbury Tales as framed narratives / Morton W. Bloomfield -- Commercial language and the commercial outlook in the General Prologue / Patricia J. Eberle -- "A poet ther was" : Chaucer's voices in the General Prologue to the Canterbury Tales / Barbara Nolan
Summary A collection of ten critical essays on the Prologue to Chaucer's well-known work, arranged in chronological order of their original publication.
Subject Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400. Canterbury tales. Prologue.
Prologues and epilogues -- History and criticism.
Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages in literature.
English literature -- History and criticism.
Added Author Bloom, Harold.
Added Title General prologue to the Canterbury tales.
ISBN 0877549052 alkaline paper $24.50
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