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Johnson, Paul.   [Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire]: [Paul Johnson], 2018.
Item not seen. The WorldCat record quotes an Exhibition guide [Bodleian Library]: MilT as "abridged to four pop-up spreads . . . also illustrates the four seasons and major festivals of the religious calendar. Each spread contains an envelope holding…

Colombi, Giulio, and Elena Armida Olivari, ed. and trans.   Brescia: Morcelliana, 2018.
Item not seen. WorldCat record indicates that this is a translation of Astro into Italian, with an introduction. The publisher's information indicates that the volume includes an essay by Paolo Rossi on the place of the astrolabe in the history of…

Osnabrug, Bert, trans. and illus.   [Doesburg]: Lalito, 2019.
Item not seen. WorldCat record indicates this translation of PF into Dutch is translated and illustrated by Bert Osnabrug, in a dual-language edition.

Indraguru, Bhavatosh.   New Delhi: DK Printworld, 2019.
Compares and contrasts early narratives of India and Western Europe, theorizing a “morphology” of relations among characterization and character development, narrative mode, and meaning. Includes discussion of differences between the…

Herzog, Michael   Ashland, Oregon: Will Dreamly Arts, 2019.
Also available as ebook and audio book. Alternative title: This Passing World: The Journal of Geoffrey Chaucer.
Item not seen. WorldCat records indicate that this is an historical novel, set in 1398, when in response to an upcoming duel between Henry Bolingbroke and Thomas Mowbray, Chaucer decides to keep a journal of events.

Dane, Joseph A.,
Fest, Bradley J.
May, Jonathan,
Erwin, Max
Durkin, Andrew  
Los Angeles: Marymount Institute, 2019.
Item not seen. WorldCat record includes an abstract: "This book examines cases of [question-begging] reasoning in Chaucer studies, book history, and in other humanistic fields." In it, Joseph Dane critiques “himself and his own formulation of…

Whearty, Bridget.   Matthew Davis, Tamsyn Mahoney-Steel, and Ece Turnator, eds. Meeting the Medieval in a Digital World (Amsterdam: Arc Humanities, 2018), pp. 157-201.
Advocates "a book historical approach to digitized texts," seeking "to promote a codicology of the 'digital' medieval book," exposing various problems and inconsistencies in the uses of metadata in digital medieval studies. Refers to Adam and to TC…

Torabi, Katayoun.   Matthew Davis, Tamsyn Mahoney-Steel, and Ece Turnator, eds. Meeting the Medieval in a Digital World (Amsterdam: Arc Humanities, 2018), pp. 27-44.
Describes two projects that use digital research tools: one using Lexomics to compare passages in "Beowulf" and "Blickling Homily XVII" and another using Lexomics and Voyant to 1) examine verbal clusters in GP to "see if Chaucer wrote differently"…

Davis, Matthew, Tamsyn Mahoney-Steel, and Ece Turnator, eds.   Amsterdam: Arc Humanities, 2018.
Ten essays by various authors on topics related to digital research and analysis in medieval studies, with an Introduction by the editors and a comprehensive index. For two essays that pertain to Chaucer, search for Meeting the Medieval in a Digital…

Rowe, Britta B.   Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Virginia, 2017. Open access at https://libraetd.lib.virginia.edu/public_view/br86b3919; accessed May 26, 2024.
Articulates Chaucer's Catholic orthodoxy in CT, contrasting it with Wycliffite heterodoxy, and arguing that, in Chaucer, a robust poetics of pious hope is evident, despite his satire of several ecclesiastical characters. Focuses on the…

Wordsworth, Jonathan.   Medium Aevum 27 (1958): 21.
Identifies the rhetorical question in MilT 1.3747-49--unusual in low style--as a parody of those found in KnT 1.1414-16, 1970-71, and 2652-53.

Winterich, John T., intro.   Cleveland and New York: World Publishing, 1958.
A facsimile reprint of the 1896 Kelmscott Chaucer, with Winterich's Introduction that summarizes the lives of Chaucer and of William Morris, the production of the original book, and its place in the history of Kelmscott publications. Includes a…

Williams, George.   Journal of English and Germanic Philology 57.2 (1958): 167-76.
Considers Mars "as an exercise in describing human action and emotion in terms of a supposed astronomical event," with the planet/pagan god representing John of Gaunt in his affair with Katharine Swynford (Venus), Mercury representing Chaucer…

Taylor, Jerome.   College English 19.7 (1958): 304-06.
Describes an "experiment in the use of oral reading as a means of teaching" TC that increased students' "critical appreciation" of the poem and Chaucer's art.

Stillwell, Gardiner.   Journal of English and Germanic Philology 57 (1958): 192-96.
Examines the syntax, rhetoric, and emphases of GP 1.280 in comparison with similar locutions elsewhere in Chaucer (especially ShT) to argue that it means, emphatically, " If he [the Merchant] was in debt, the spectator would certainly never know it!"

Steadman, John M.   Notes and Queries 203 (1958): 323.
Suggests that the "gate-metaphor" of PardT 6.729 derives from a Spanish proverb fused with Maximianus's "Elegy" I.

Sitwell, Dame Edith, ed.   Boston: Little, Brown, 1958.
Anthologizes a wide range of selections from British and American literature—poetry, fiction, drama, and translations, with brief, appreciative introductions to individual authors and their works. Includes description of Chaucer as a "poet of light,"…

Sharrock, Roger.   Essays in Criticism 8 (1958): 123-37.
Responds to criticism of TC, especially that of C. S. Lewis on courtly love, and examines the poem's emphases on human vulnerability and limitations, reinforced by recurrent colloquialisms, juxtapositions of the sublime and the risible, and concern…

Renoir, Alain.   Notes and Queries 203 (1958): 283-84.
Explores similarities of Chaucer's description of women's hair (KnT 1.1048-50, PF 267-68, and TC 5.808-12) and Apuleius's "Metamorphoses" II.10, suggesting a similar aesthetic rather than a source relationship, and noting that all resonate with…

Renoir, Alain.   Notes and Queries 203 (1958): 248-49.
Identifies three "predominant" characteristics shared in the characterizations of Pandarus in TC and of "the slave Spurius, who plays the part of a pander for a young lover in Guillaume de Blois' Latin farce 'Alda,' written somewhat before 1170:…

Pratt, Robert A.   Journal of English and Germanic Philology 57.3 (1958): 416-23.
Traces the unifying theme of joy after woe in KnT, "brought about both by the plot and by Boethian Destiny," focusing on Arcite's achievement of "welfare" and Palamon's "wele" after both start in sorrow. Theseus similarly replaces Egeus's saturnine…

Owen, Charles A., Jr.   Journal of English and Germanic Philology 57.3 (1958): 449-76.
Posits a "chronology of growth" for the CT, seeking "to follow the imagination of the poet and to recapture the dynamics of creation" evident in Chaucer's apparent changes in plan. Comments on earlier scholarly efforts to explain or understand…

Murata, Yazaburo.   In Kazuo Araki, and others, eds. Studies in English Grammar and Linguistics: A Miscellany in Honour of Takanobu Otsuka (Tokyo: Kenkyushi, 1958), pp. 289-99.
Describes Chaucer's "power and limitations as a stylist," offering examples, and tabulating more extensively examples of oaths and swearing in Chaucer's works, including strong and weak oaths, wishes, and imprecations.

Mroczkowski, Przemysław.   Speculum 33.2 (1958): 204-21.
Sketches the development of "Gothic humanism," Platonism, and naturalism in medieval "plastic arts" and theory, locating similar principles and practices in CT--the principles expressed at the opening of PhyT and the practices found in a variety of…

Morse, J. Mitchell.   Modern Language Quarterly 19 (1958): 3-20.
Describes the "intellectual milieu" of the Clerk in order to characterize him as "man of essentially humanistic temper, aware of so many complexities . . . that he found it difficult to rest in dogmatic assurance of anything." Traces the "movement…
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