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The Palgrave Literary Dictionary of Chaucer

Authors: Andrew, M.

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This study aims to provide readers with a convenient source of reliable, scholarly, and accessible information on Chaucer's work, life, and times. Topics include Chaucer's works, major fictional characters, social, and political contexts, writers who influenced Chaucer or influenced by him, people and places of significance in Chaucer's life.

About the authors

MALCOLM ANDREW was formerly Professor of English Language and Literature at Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK. His publications include an edition of The Poems of the Pearl Manuscript, with Ronald Wakdron, 1978, a collection of essays on The Canterbury Tales, 1991, a volume of explanatory notes on 'The General Prologue' for the Varorium Chaucer, 1993, and the revised version of A.C. Cawley's edition of Chaucer, 1996.

Reviews

'So much has been written about...[Chaucer]...how can one possibly get anywhere close to the authentic author? Answer: by using this book!...This volume...is clearly essential stock for any library serving students and scholars of English literature...' - Reference Reviews

'Andrew's compact Dictionary will serve the student market...Entries are expertly and concisely composed and the Dictionary is intelligently cross-referenced...friendly and effective.' - The Times Literary Supplement

'It will prove extremely helpful to any student of the poet [Chaucer] or his works.' - Contemporary Review

'...this is a user-friendly, unstuffy, and reliable volume to have at one's side for purposes of quick reference, and well worth recommending for student use.' - Julia Boffey, Notes and Queries


Table of contents (25 chapters)

  • A

    Andrew, Malcolm

    Pages 1-21

  • B

    Andrew, Malcolm

    Pages 22-40

  • C

    Andrew, Malcolm

    Pages 41-83

  • D

    Andrew, Malcolm

    Pages 84-94

  • E

    Andrew, Malcolm

    Pages 95-101

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Hardcover $215.00
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  • ISBN 978-0-333-99808-3
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Softcover $54.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Palgrave Literary Dictionary of Chaucer
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Literary Dictionaries
Copyright
2006
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-27396-2
DOI
10.1057/9780230273962
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-333-99808-3
Softcover ISBN
978-0-230-23148-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 313
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