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Sutton, Dana F., ed.   University of Birmingham: Philological Museum, 1999.
http://www.philological.bham.ac.uk/troilus/.
Edits the complete text of Kynaston’s Latin translation of TC, based on the printed version of Books 1 and 2 (1635) and the manuscript version of the remaining three books in Oxford, Bodleian Library MS Additional C 287. Includes an Introduction that…

Berry, Wendell.   New York: Pantheon, 1994.
Item not seen. WorldCat records indicate that the volume includes a poem entitled "On a Theme of Chaucer."

Keller, Wolfram R.   In Achim Aurnhammer and Rainer Stillers, eds. Giovanni Boccaccio in Europa: Studien zu seiner Rezeption in Spätmittelalter and Früher Neuzeit (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2014), pp. 261-75.
Explores how Chaucer's transformation of Boccaccio's Criseide in "Filostrato" to Criseyde in TC is analogous to his negotiation of authorial arrogance ("Arroganz") and humility ("Bescheidenheit") in relation to ancient authority.

Jajdelska, Elspeth, Chris Butler, Steve Kelly, Allan McNeill, and Katie Over.   Poetics Today 31 (2010): 433-63.
Includes comments on the "feature-by-feature account" of the Prioress's face in GP 1.151-56, and suggests that "a description of this kind is less likely to produce a vivid response than one that relates the features to one another."

Kupfer, David C.   Library Philosophy and Practice [429] (2010): 1-24. Available at http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/libphilprac/429. Accessed January 14, 2021.
Assesses "bibliophilism" in Chaucer's works as indicators of his own access to and attitudes towards books, learning, and learning spaces or libraries. Focuses on the uses of "librarye" (Bo 1.pr.4.41 and 1.pr.5.41) as early instances in English and…

Barrington, Candace.   In The Open Access Companion to the Canterbury Tales. https://opencanterburytales.dsl.lsu.edu, 2017.
Approaches SNPT as translations of source materials, assessing Chaucer's assignment of his early life of St. Cecilia to the Second Nun as narrator, the implications of rhyme royal, and the thematic and formal concerns of transformation, idleness, and…

Becker, Alexis Kellner.   In The Open Access Companion to the Canterbury Tales. https://opencanterburytales.dsl.lsu.edu, 2017.
Describes features of medieval economic practice that underlie the SqT and the Franklin's interruption of it, investigating fundamental interrelations among food, land, and social status and their resistance to occlusion. Designed for pedagogical…

Bertolet, Craig E.   In The Open Access Companion to the Canterbury Tales. https://opencanterburytales.dsl.lsu.edu, 2017.
Comments on the possibly harmful and/or fraudulent aspects of "japes" in CkPT, offering information about the food trade in medieval London and considering the Cook's "mormel" (GP 1.386) to be a sign of his vulnerability. Designed for pedagogical…

Chism, Christine.   In The Open Access Companion to the Canterbury Tales. https://opencanterburytales.dsl.lsu.edu, 2017.
Treats the breaking of sisterhood (Emelye and Hippolyta) and brotherhood (Palamon and Arcite) in KnT as Chaucer's adaptations of Ciceronian ideals in order to "intensify questions of desire agency and social justice" in the face of worldly…

Culver, Jennifer.   In The Open Access Companion to the Canterbury Tales. https://opencanterburytales.dsl.lsu.edu, 2017.
Encourages readers to keep track of the money in ShT, assessing the coded actions of gifting, receiving, and reciprocating in the Tale, analyzing the merchant's response to Don John's request for 100 franks (7.281-96), and suggesting that the readers…

Estes, Heidi.   In The Open Access Companion to the Canterbury Tales. https://opencanterburytales.dsl.lsu.edu, 2017.
Explores the "complications" involved in defining "environment," "landscape," and "nature" in MerT, and views the narrative through an "ecocritical" lens, describing the critical method and showing that in the Tale "literary devices revolving around…

Evans, Ruth.   In The Open Access Companion to the Canterbury Tales. https://opencanterburytales.dsl.lsu.edu, 2017.
Describes distinctions that derive from transgender politics and explores how the gender and sexual identities in SumPT--"largely constructed by and through its twin genres of antifraternal critique and fabliau"--"insinuate that friars are both…

Fedewa, Kate L.   In The Open Access Companion to the Canterbury Tales. https://opencanterburytales.dsl.lsu.edu, 2017.
Approaches Mel as a mirror for princes, concerned with the power of lordship and the value and function of proverbs and didactic literature. Includes several classroom projects and questions for discussion.

Fitzgibbons, Moira, curator.   In The Open Access Companion to the Canterbury Tales. https://opencanterburytales.dsl.lsu.edu, 2017.
This webpage coordinates and comments upon approaches to medieval texts as "multimodal"; designed for classroom use, with suggestions for further exploration and hypertext links to texts, illustrations, and related materials. Arranges the approaches…

Gillespie, Alexandra, and Julianna Chianelli.   In The Open Access Companion to the Canterbury Tales. https://opencanterburytales.dsl.lsu.edu, 2017.
Summarizes the “textual world” of the late-medieval England and describes the international development of the printing press. Comments on references to literacy and literate materials in Chaucer's works, explores the implications of Adam, remarks…

Hadbawnik, David.   In The Open Access Companion to the Canterbury Tales. https://opencanterburytales.dsl.lsu.edu, 2017.
Uses visualization software (the "network analysis software Gephi") to represent the interactions among the pilgrims in the links between tales in CT, focusing on the importance of the Host and his "twin anxieties"—concern with haste and with…

Harris, Carissa M.   In The Open Access Companion to the Canterbury Tales. https://opencanterburytales.dsl.lsu.edu, 2017.
Comments on several medieval legal cases involving charges of rape, describes the role of rape in pastourelle tradition, and argues that, even though "no form of justice . . . can fully undo rape's harms," WBT "demonstrates the pressing need for…

Holsinger, Bruce.   In The Open Access Companion to the Canterbury Tales. https://opencanterburytales.dsl.lsu.edu, 2017.
Outlines "Chaucer's lives as poet, public figure, and literary persona," with recurrent reminders of the limits of what can be known from surviving evidence. Designed for pedagogical, includes suggestions for further reading.

Horobin, Simon.   In The Open Access Companion to the Canterbury Tales. https://opencanterburytales.dsl.lsu.edu, 2017.
Introduces Chaucer's language as a dialect and a stage in the development of English. Designed for classroom use, includes sections on vocabulary, grammar, style and register, and the opening eighteen lines of the GP.

Houlik-Ritchey, Emily.   In The Open Access Companion to the Canterbury Tales. https://opencanterburytales.dsl.lsu.edu, 2017.
Compares the functions and effects of Dorigen's "odd pleasure of intense feeling" in FranT with those of Marianne Dashwood in Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility, considering their feelings in light of their respective community structures and gender…

Hsy, Jonathan.   In The Open Access Companion to the Canterbury Tales. https://opencanterburytales.dsl.lsu.edu, 2017.
Describes how GP reflects "Chaucer's fascination" with social diversity and "bodily variety," and reads MkT as a "verse anthology of disability narratives," using various approaches drawn from disability studies to examine several of the Monk's…

Kennedy, Kathleen E.   In The Open Access Companion to the Canterbury Tales. https://opencanterburytales.dsl.lsu.edu, 2017.
Introduces the social practices in Chaucer's age; designed for classroom use. Arranged by the cycle of the day, with commentary on food, clothing, shelter, marriage, childhood, days of the week, festivals, and more, with hypertext links (some broken)…

Kline, Daniel T.   In The Open Access Companion to the Canterbury Tales. https://opencanterburytales.dsl.lsu.edu, 2017.
Posits a "Children's Cluster" of tales in CT (including all of fragments 6 and 7) wherein a "child has a central place" in each tale. Then argues that Virginia's voice and the tensions and "digressions" in PhyT encourage an ethical interpretation of…

Lavezzo, Kathy.   In The Open Access Companion to the Canterbury Tales. https://opencanterburytales.dsl.lsu.edu, 2017.
Describes the concern with the "embodiment" of peasants in medieval estates theory, explores physicality in the GP description of the Miller, and examines rebelliousness and animal imagery in MilPT, aligning them with "peasant poetics" and the…

Lipton, Emma.   In The Open Access Companion to the Canterbury Tales. https://opencanterburytales.dsl.lsu.edu, 2017.
Explores how and to what extent the WBP "presents both the challenges to women's agency posed by medieval marriage and, conversely, the ways existing practices of medieval marriage could be manipulated to empower women." Designed for pedagogical use,…
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