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The texts are extensively glossed and are accompanied by individual introductions and explanatory annotations. A lightly regularized system of spellings has been adopted. No prior knowledge of Chaucer is assumed. #xE2;#x80;#x9C;Contexts#xE2;#x80;#x9D; connects the poems to their classical and medieval foundations and includes works by Virgil, Ovid, Cicero, Boethius, Dante, and Boccaccio, among others. From the wealth of scholarly work available, the editor has chosen for #xE2;#x80;#x9C;Criticism#xE2;#x80;#x9D; six essays that address the poems#xE2;#x80;#x99; central themes. Contributors include Charles Muscatine, A. C. Spearing, R. T. Lenaghan, Richard Firth Green, Elaine Tuttle Hansen, and Steven Kruger. A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are also included.
Table of Contents
|A quick course in Chaucer's language|
|The book of the Duchess||p. 3|
|The house of fame : book 1||p. 43|
|The house of fame : book 2||p. 55|
|The house of fame : book 3||p. 69|
|The parliament of fowls||p. 93|
|The legend of good women||p. 117|
|The prologue to the legend of good women||p. 122|
|Hypsipyle and Medea||p. 156|
|Anelida and Arcite||p. 191|
|An ABC||p. 211|
|Chaucer's words to Adam, his own scribe||p. 216|
|Merciless beauty||p. 217|
|To Rosemounde||p. 218|
|Lack of steadfastness||p. 221|
|Envoy to Scogan||p. 222|
|Envoy to Bukton||p. 224|
|The complaint of Chaucer to his purse||p. 225|
|From Chaucer in cyberspace : medieval technologies of memory and the House of Fame||p. 229|
|From the Aeneid||p. 231|
|From the Heroides||p. 245|
|From the Metamorphoses||p. 251|
|From Scipio's Dream||p. 258|
|From the commentary on Scipio's dream||p. 265|
|From the consolation of philosophy||p. 268|
|From the complaint of nature||p. 273|
|From the romance of the rose||p. 275|
|From the divine comedy||p. 282|
|From the fountain of love||p. 284|
|From the book of Theseus (Il Teseide)||p. 299|
|Prom Chaucer's early poems||p. 307|
|[The parliament of fowls as dream-poetry]||p. 325|
|From Chaucer's circle of gentlemen and clerks||p. 335|
|Chaucer's victimized women||p. 338|
|The feminization of men in Chaucer's Legend of good women||p. 352|
|From medical and moral authority in the late medieval dream||p. 366|
|Geoffrey Chaucer : a chronology||p. 385|
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