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Bloom's how to write about Geoffrey Chaucer /
Michelle M. Sauer ; introduction by Harold Bloom.
imprint
New York : Bloom's Literary Criticism, c2010.
description
viii, 232 p.
ISBN
9781604133301 (acid-free paper)
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imprint
New York : Bloom's Literary Criticism, c2010.
isbn
9781604133301 (acid-free paper)
contents note
How to write a good essay -- How to write about Geoffrey Chaucer -- The Canterbury tales: an overview and the general prologue -- The knight's tale -- The miller's tale -- The reeve's tale -- The wife of Bath's tale -- The clerk's tale -- The franklin's tale -- The pardoner's tale -- The prioress's tale -- The nun's priest's tale -- Troilus and Criseyde -- The complaints.
catalogue key
6974826
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Michellem M. Sauer is associate professor of English and women's studies at the University of North Dakota. She holds degrees from Purdue University, Loyola University Chicago, and Washington State University in medieval English literature, with a particular emphasis on devotional materials.
First Chapter
Fourteenth-century author, poet, and civil servant Geoffrey Chaucer has delighted readers through the ages with his colorful tales filled with humanity, grace, and strength. He is best known for The Canterbury Tales, a vibrant account of life in England during his own day. That canonical work, along with some of Chaucer's lesser-known works, is thoughtfully presented in this invaluable reference resource. This new volume in the Bloom's How to Write about Literature series assists students in developing paper topics about this frequently studied Englishman.
Summaries
Main Description
- An introductory chapter that provides detailed instructions on how to compose an effective essay- A succinct overview of the issues involved in writing about that particular author- Useful suggestions for paper topics- Coverage of the author's major works- An introduction by Harold Bloom.
Main Description
Fourteenth-century author, poet, and civil servant Geoffrey Chaucer has delighted readers through the ages with his colorful tales filled with humanity, grace, and strength. He is best known for The Canterbury Tales, a vibrant account of life in England during his own day. That canonical work, along with some of Chaucer's lesser-known works, is thoughtfully presented in this invaluable reference resource. This new volume in the Bloom's How to Write about Literature series assists students in developing paper topics about this frequently studied Englishman.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgementp. iv
Series Introductionp. v
Volume Introductionp. vii
How to Write a Good Essayp. 1
How to Write about Geoffrey Chaucerp. 47
The Canterbury Tales: Overview and the General Prologuep. 61
The Knight's Talep. 78
The Miller's Talep. 90
The Reeve's Talep. 105
The Wife of Bath's Talep. 118
The Clerk's Talep. 133
The Franklin's Talep. 146
The Pardoner's Talep. 160
The Prioress's Talep. 171
The Nun's Priest's Talep. 185
Troilus and Criseydep. 196
The Complaintsp. 209
Indexp. 225
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