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Social Chaucer

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PAPERBACK

$33.00 • £26.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780674811997

Publication Date: 01/01/1994

Short

236 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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An ambitious book and one that stands at the very center of contemporary Chaucer criticism—and is central to the current demand for a new kind of historicism. It is extremely knowledgeable on the social and historical background and at the same time sensitive in an unusual way to the poetry; and it contains some of the best writing on Chaucer’s life I have read.—Derek Pearsall, Harvard University

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