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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: Text and Critical Introduction
Series: Text and Critical Introduction, Book 3. Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 75,080. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Want to get to grips with the Middle English in the beautiful poem 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight', understand the historical setting, the structure of the poem, and much more... The author’s aim is to meet the needs of students up to undergraduate level, their teachers, and the general reader so that one of the great works of world literature can be enjoyed.
The General Prologue to The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer: Text and Critical Introduction
Series: Text and Critical Introduction, Book 1. Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 87,040. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
The book is virtually unique in providing: the full text in Middle English, an interlinear translation, introductory chapters on the pilgrims and the narrator, guided study questions on each section of the text, a detailed analysis of the frame story and each portrait, a full bibliography and a guide to further reading.
The Wife of Bath’s Prologue and Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer: Text & Critical Introduction
Series: Text and Critical Introduction, Book 2. Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 57,220. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
This book uniquely offers everything a reader needs to appreciate the text. It gives the reader a newly edited Middle English text with modernization and a commentary. Also included are chapters on the General Prologue, the Structure of the Wife's Prologue and Tale, the Teller and the Tale, and a comparison with three other tales of the Knight and the Loathly Lady.
The General Prologue by Geoffrey Chaucer: A Critical Introduction
Series: Crtical Introduction, Book 2. Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 79,840. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
The book is virtually unique in providing, in a single volume, a comprehensive analysis of The General Prologue. It places the work in the context of the social change in late fourteenth century England and analyzes each pilgrim’s description in socio-historical terms. The poem is supported by the author’s own modernization of the text to enable the reader to understand Chaucer’s Middle English.