Geoffrey Chaucer

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The first volume of our new Series Three offers the complete works of Geoffrey Chaucer, with medieval illustrations, scholarly features, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Chaucer’s life and works

* Concise introductions to the poems and other texts

* Images of how the books were first illustrated, giving your eReader a taste of the medieval texts

* Excellent formatting of the poetry

* THE CANTERBURY TALES features the original Ellesmere Manuscript illustrations of the pilgrims

* Offers two versions of the major texts THE CANTERBURY TALES and TROILUS AND CRISEDYE, each with individual contents tables and links: The Oxford University 1894 scholarly text, with original spellings and line numbers (ideal for students) AND a modernised spellings and annotated text version to help the general reader – now you can truly enjoy Chaucer’s language!

* Special criticism section, with essays by writers such as G. K. Chesterton, Virginia Woolf and James Joyce evaluating Chaucer’s contribution to literature

* Features four biographies – immerse yourself in Chaucer’s medieval world!

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

 

CONTENTS:

 

The Poetry

THE ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE

THE BOOK OF THE DUCHESS

THE HOUSE OF FAME

ANELIDA AND ARCITE

PARLEMENT OF FOULES

TROILUS AND CRISEYDE (ORIGINAL TEXT)

TROILUS AND CRISEYDE (MODERNISED AND ANNOTATED)

THE LEGEND OF GOOD WOMEN

THE CANTERBURY TALES (ORIGINAL TEXT)

THE CANTERBURY TALES (MODERNISED AND ANNOTATED)

MINOR POEMS

 

The Non-Fiction

BOECE

TREATISE ON THE ASTROLABE

 

The Criticism

CHAUCER AND HIS TIMES by Grace Eleanor Hadow

ON MR. GEOFFREY CHAUCER by G. K. Chesterton

ADVENTURES IN CRITICISM by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

LECTURES ON CHAUCER AND SPENSER by William Hazlitt

Extract from ‘MY LITERARY PASSIONS’ by William Dean Howells

THE RENAISSANCE AND THE REFORMATION by Andrew Lang

THE PASTONS AND CHAUCER by Virginia Woolf

Extract from ‘INTRODUCTION TO THE PAINTINGS’ by D. H. Lawrence

Extract from ‘REALISM AND IDEALISM IN ENGLISH LITERATURE’ by James Joyce

 

The Biographies

CHAUCER AND HIS ENGLAND by G. G. Coulton

CHAUCER by Sir Adolphus William Ward

CHAUCER’S OFFICIAL LIFE by James Root Hulbert

BRIEF LIFE OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER by D. Laing Purves

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