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- DescriptionThis book examines Chaucer's life and poetry through the lens of his cultural experience. It offers a wide-ranging account of the medieval society from which his works sprang, and examines the works in detail. It considers the intellectual and philosophical contexts, and the modern reception of Chaucer in film and television.
- Author BiographyPeter Brown is Professor of Medieval English Literature at the University of Kent at Canterbury. He has taught at the Universities of Exeter, Connecticut, and California at Los Angeles, and at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University where he was a Fulbright Scholar. He has published widely on Chaucer and other aspects of medieval culture and has edited A Companion to Chaucer (Blackwell, 2000), Companion to Medieval English Literature and Culture 1350-1500 (Blackwell, 2007). His most recent book is Chaucer and the Making of Optical Space (Peter Lang, 2007).
- Author(s)Peter Brown
- PublisherOxford University Press
- Date of Publication11/08/2011
- GenreLiterary Criticism
- Series TitleOxford World's Classics
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOxford University Press
- Out-of-print date09/09/2016
- Content Note8 black and white, including one map
- Weight203 g
- Width139 mm
- Height195 mm
- Spine16 mm
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