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Chaucer at Large [electronic resource] : The Poet in the Modern Imagination

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Author/Creator:
Ellis, Steve.
Publication:
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2000.
Series:
Medieval Cultures
Medieval Cultures
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (220 p.)
Local subjects:
Chaucer, Geoffrey. (search)
Medievalism. (search)
Middle Ages in literature. (search)
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
In this learned, lively, and wide-ranging book, Steve Ellis conducts us on a tour of the appearances that the greatest writer of Middle English has made throughout English-speaking culture in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Surveying the uses to which Chaucer has been put in modern times, Ellis presents a compelling picture that goes beyond the figure and work of this eminent writer to show us the reach of his imaginative power."An attractively lucid book, highly intelligent, perceptive, wide-ranging, but also modestly written. The story Ellis has to tell is often quite extraordin
Contents:
Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Kelmscott Chaucer; 2. Popular Chaucer; 3. Spoken Chaucer; 4. Children's Chaucer; 5. English Chaucer; 6. Writers' Chaucer; 7. Translated Chaucer; 8. Performance Chaucer; 9. Novel Chaucer; 10. Concluding Chaucer; Notes; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
ISBN:
0-8166-5278-3
OCLC:
191935654
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