'Who Hath No Wyf, He Is No Cokewold': A Study of John and January in Chaucer's Miller's and Merchant's Tales

Author / Editor
Boothman, Janet.

Title
'Who Hath No Wyf, He Is No Cokewold': A Study of John and January in Chaucer's Miller's and Merchant's Tales

Published
Thoth 04 (1963): 3-14.

Description
In these parallel tales, the two husbands represent two forms of the 'senex amans' and of offense to societal order and chastity.

Chaucer Subjects
Miller and His Tale.
Merchant and His Tale.