Drama Narrative And Poetry In The Canterbury Tales
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📒Drama Narrative And Poetry In The Canterbury Tales ✍ Wendy Harding
✏Drama Narrative and Poetry in the Canterbury Tales Book Summary : How is Chaucer's Canterbury Tales best read? Should we follow Kittredge in treating the work as drama, imagining the tales as theatrical scripts defining the characters to whom they are attributed? Or should we follow Muscatine in emphasizing their poetry, studying their intertextuality and admiring the stylistic innovations that Chaucer employs in adapting his sources? Or should the tales be read as independent narratives framed by a meta-textual Prologue and links? Some of the most renowned medievalists from Europe and America review these critical stances, bringing out their differences and their points of contact. Part One of the volume addresses these aesthetic questions in terms of the Canterbury Tales in general. The articles in Part Two explore some of the best known tales.
📒Narrative Developments From Chaucer To Defoe ✍ Gerd Bayer
✏Narrative Developments from Chaucer to Defoe Book Summary : This collection analyzes how narrative technique developed from the late Middle Ages to the beginning of the 18th century. Taking Chaucer’s influential Middle English works as the starting point, the original essays in this volume explore diverse aspects of the formation of early modern prose narratives. Essays focus on how a sense of selfness or subjectivity begins to establish itself in various narratives, thus providing a necessary requirement for the individuality that dominates later novels. Other contributors investigate how forms of intertextuality inscribe early modern prose within previous traditions of literary writing. A group of chapters presents the process of genre-making as taking place both within the confines of the texts proper, but also within paratextual features and through the rationale behind cataloguing systems. A final group of essays takes the implicit notion of the growing realism of early modern prose narrative to task by investigating the various social discourses that feature ever more strongly within the social, commercial, or religious dimensions of those texts. The book addresses a wide range of literary figures such as Chaucer, Wroth, Greene, Sidney, Deloney, Pepys, Behn, and Defoe. Written by an international group of scholars, it investigates the transformations of narrative form from medieval times through the Renaissance and the early modern period, and into the eighteenth century.
📒The Canterbury Tales ✍ John O'Connor
✏The Canterbury Tales Book Summary : Dramascripts is an outstanding series of playscripts that are ideal for mixed class reading and performance. This extensive series of scripts encourages students to explore language and a variety of dramatic genres including myths and legends, classic Shakespeare, adventure, thriller, romance and more. Each edition provides guidance and activities alongside the text.
📒The Idea Of The Canterbury Tales ✍ Donald Roy Howard
✏The Idea of the Canterbury Tales Book Summary : Discusses Chaucer's intentions concerning the genre, tone, morality, and unity of the Canterbury Tales as well as the realization of his design in style and structure
📒The Canterbury Tales ✍ Derek Albert Pearsall
✏The Canterbury Tales Book Summary : This classic and eminently readable work provides a full critical introduction to the complete Canterbury Tales. Essential reading for students of Chaucer.
📒Geoffrey Chaucer ✍ Dieter Mehl
✏Geoffrey Chaucer Book Summary : This book is a lucid introduction and intelligent examination of Chaucer's narrative poetry.
📒Chaucer S Drama Of Style ✍ C. David Benson
✏Chaucer s Drama of Style Book Summary : Chaucer's Drama of Style: Poetic Variety and Contrast in the Canterbury Tales
📒The Saint S Tragedy ✍ Charles Kingsley
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📒Poetry And Its Forms ✍ Mason Long
✏Poetry and Its Forms Book Summary :
📒The Cambridge Companion To Chaucer ✍ Piero Boitani
✏The Cambridge Companion to Chaucer Book Summary : The Cambridge Companion to Chaucer is an extensively revised version of the first edition, which has become a classic in the field. This new volume responds to the success of the first edition and to recent debates in Chaucer Studies. Important material has been updated, and new contributions have been commissioned to take into account recent trends in literary theory as well as in studies of Chaucer's works. New chapters cover the literary inheritance traceable in his works to French and Italian sources, his style, as well as new approaches to his work. Other topics covered include the social and literary scene in England in Chaucer's time, and comedy, pathos and romance in the Canterbury Tales. The volume now offers a useful chronology, and the bibliography has been entirely updated to provide an indispensable guide for today's student of Chaucer.