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Rewriting Chaucer: Culture, Authority, and the Idea of the Thomas A. Prendergast

Rewriting Chaucer: Culture, Authority, and the Idea of the

Thomas A. Prendergast

Published June 1st 1999
ISBN : 9780814208113
Hardcover
352 pages
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English scholars from Britain, Canada, the US, and Australia explore methods for determining the difference between original 14th-century texts and interpretations or revisions of them, the changes between one and the other, and the significance of those changes both for contemporary readers and for the subsequent fate of the works. The invention of the , scribal agendas, Scottish and misogynist versions, and Thomas Usk as Chaucers doppelgänger are among their topics. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR