Chaucer and the Canterbury tales : a short introduction / John C. Hirsh.
By: Hirsh, John C.Material type: TextSeries: Blackwell introductions to literature.Publisher: Malden [MA] : Blackwell, c2003Description: ix, 175 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0631225617; 0631225625; 9780631225614.Subject(s): Poets, English -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- Biography | Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages in literature | Tales, Medieval -- History and criticismDDC classification: 821.1 Online resources: WorldCat details
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of contents Who was Geoffrey Chaucer? --
Gender and religion, race and class --
Visions of Chaucer --
Which tale was that? a summary of the Canterbury Tales.
"Students with little or no prior knowledge of Chaucer, the Canterbury Tales, or the world in which they were produced, will welcome this introduction. Not only does it paint a portrait of the poet against the background of his time, it also considers the major preoccupations of the tales, and provides students with a critical framework for thinking creatively about them." "The book provides the ideal aid to Read more...