The Palgrave Literary Dictionary of Chaucer by M. AndrewThe Palgrave Literary Dictionary of Chaucer by M. Andrew

The Palgrave Literary Dictionary of Chaucer

byM. Andrew

Paperback | February 7, 2006

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This study, now available in paperback, provides readers with a convenient source of reliable and accessible information on Chaucer's work, life and times. Topics include Chaucer's works, major characters, social and political contexts, influences on Chaucer and those influenced by him and people and places of significance in Chaucer's life.
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'...
Title:The Palgrave Literary Dictionary of ChaucerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pagesPublished:February 7, 2006Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230231489

ISBN - 13:9780230231481


Table of Contents

Series Editor's Foreword * Acknowledgements * Preface * Chronology * Abbreviations * Entries A-Z * Bibliography

Editorial 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