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Chaucer's afterlife : adaptations in recent popular culture / Kathleen Forni.

Author/Creator:
Forni, Kathleen.
Publication:
Jefferson, North Carolina ; London : McFarland & Comany, Inc., Publishers, [2013]
Format/Description:
Book
vii, 168 pages ; 23 cm
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Subjects:
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400 -- Adaptations -- History and criticism.
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400 -- Influence.
Summary:
"This study explores Chaucer's present-day cultural reputation by way of popular culture. In just the past two decades his texts have been adapted to a wide variety of popular genres including television, stage, comic book, hip-hop, science fiction, horror, romance, and crime fiction"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Introduction: the popular and the professional
Modes of intertextual engagement
Chaucer the detective
Chaucer on the TV screen: the BBC's Canterbury tales and Jonathan Myerson's Canterbury tales
The Canterbury pilgrimage and African diaspora
The Chaucer brand.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780786473441 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786473444 (softcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
817595671