Chaucer: An Oxford Guide

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Steve Ellis
Oxford University Press, 2005 - Literary Criticism - 644 pages
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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 and contextual information with detailed readings of specific Chaucerian texts. 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 included.

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Far too hefty and thorough for any one-semester Chaucer course, the Chaucer Oxford guide will probably serve best as a general resource for a class in the library reserves. In that function, it might ... Read full review

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I gave a chapter to this book so I'm biased ... but I've sued it twice in my Chaucer class and found its essays perfect for the undergrad classroom. Burger's piece was loved and hated with exactly the kind of passion that made for an excellent conversation. Read full review

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About the author (2005)


Steve Ellis is Professor of English Literature at the University of Birmingham. He has published widely on medieval and modern literature. Publications on Chaucer include: Geoffrey Chaucer, Writers and their Work (1996), Chaucer: the 'Canterbury Tales', (Longman Critical Readers, 1998) and Chaucer At Large: the Poet in the Modern Imagination (2000).

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