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Droese, Detlef, trans.   Zürich: Manesse, 1971.
Item not seen. WorldCat record indicates this is a translation of CT into German, with illustrations by Otto Kaul adapted from early models.

Keller, Wolfgang.   Zeitsprünge: Forschungen zur frühen Neuzeit 21, nos. 3-4 (2017): 339-59; abstract in English, pp. 413-14.
Clarifies the late medieval shift from household economics to usurious commerce, and argues that HF, John Lydgate's "Temple of Glass," and Gavin Douglas's "Palice of Honour" depict the "dissolution" of traditional households entailed in this shift.…

Lehnert, Martin.   Zeitschrift fur Anglistik und Amerikanistik 32:1 (1984): 5-18.
Chaucer explores complex psychology of love in TC and CT, juxtaposing carnal with spiritual, crude with refined, translating the ideal into the everyday, synthesizing French and Italian traditions.

Schwartz, Robert B.   Zeitschrift fur Anglistik und Amerikanistik 27 (1979): 43-51.
Damyan is seen as a type of fourteenth-century Robin Hood, who presided over May revels and mated with the May queen, and who was prosecuted under vagrancy laws which Chaucer may have enforced.

Sola Buil, Ricardo (J.)   Zaragoza: Publicationes de la Universidad de Zaragoza, 1981.
Point of view in the structure of CT and the use of direct speech and dialogue are a consequence of Chaucer's interest in showing the contradictions in his environment without the mediating influence of an omniscient narrator. The open structure of…

Hornero, Ana María, and María Pilar Navarro, eds.   Zaragoza : Institucion Fernando el Catolico (CSIC), 2000.
Twenty-six essays by various authors, with eight that pertain to Chaucer. For essays pertaining to Chaucer, search for Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of S.E.L.I.M. under Alternative Title.

Cornelius, Michael J.   Zachary Michael Jack, ed. Black Earth and Ivory Tower: New American Essays from Farm and Classroom (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2005), pp. 143-55.
Assesses Chaucer's respect for the work of medieval farmers and medieval students (as evident in GP and ClT), interspersed with Cornelius' recollections of his decision to leave farming for academic study.

Anderson, Judith H.   Zachary Lesser and Benedict S. Robinson, eds. Textual Conversations in the Renaissance: Ethics, Authors, Technologies (Aldershot, Hampshire; and Burlington, Ver.: Ashgate, 2006), pp. 71-89.
Explores intertextual relations between Spenser's Faerie Queene and Chaucer's PardPT and FranT. Archimago and Despair from Spenser's Book 1 gain dimension in light of the Pardoner and the Old Man of PardT; in Book 3, Spenser explores the "emotional…

Lynch, Kathryn L.   Yvonne Bruce, ed. Images of Matter: Essays on British Literature of the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Proceedings of the Eighth Citadel Conference on Literature, Charleston, South Carolina, 2002. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2005, pp. 72-91
Lynch posits that Shakespeare had an "anxious" relationship with Chaucer as a model, a source, and a father figure. She reads "Two Noble Kinsman" against KnT for evidence of this "nervous" relationship and similarly assesses Fletcher's "revisionary…

Nakao, Yoshiyuki.   Yuko Tagaya and Masahiko Kanno, eds. Words and Literature: Essays in Honour of Professor Masa Ikegami (Tokyo: Eihosha, 2004), pp.105-28.
Discusses ambiguity in the character of Henryson's Cresseid from a lexical and semantic point of view, with a comparative note on Chaucer's Criseyde and Shakespeare's Cressida.

Asakawa, Junko.   Yuko Tagaya and Kanno Masahiko eds. Words and Literature: Essays in Honour of Professor Masa Ikegami (Tokyo: Eihosha, 2004), pp. 209-18.
Examines the GP description of Chaucer's Physician, assessing the extent to which the Physician's astrological medicine is satiric when seen in relation to such works as Nicholas of Lynn's Kalendarium.

Shimodao, Makoto.   Yuko Tagaya and Kanno Masahiko eds. Words and Literature: Essays in Honour of Professor Masa Ikegami (Tokyo: Eihosha, 2004), pp. 181-97.
Discusses the religious significance of MLT.

Noji, Kaoru.   Yuko Tagaya and Kanno Masahiko eds. Words and Literature: Essays in Honour of Professor Masa Ikegami (Tokyo: Eihiosha, 2004), pp. 99-207.
Noji examines the Wife of Bath as a marginalized woman.

Nakao, Yoshiyuki.   Yukio Oba et al., eds. Currents in Linguistic Research: A Festschrift for Professor Kazuyuki Yamamoto on the Occasion of His Retirement from Yamaguchi University. Tokyo: Kaitakusha, 1999, pp. 231-46.
Discusses external causals, one of the pragmatic features in the use of Chaucer's moot / moste. Clarifies the fusion of fate, divine intervention, and the speaker's subjective factors.

Ikegami, Masa.   Yuichiro Azuma, Kotaro Kawasaki, and Koichi Kano, eds. Chaucer and English and American Literature: Essays Commemorating the Retirement of Professor Masatoshi Kawasaki (Toyko: Kinseido, 2015), pp. 402–16.
Compares usage of the different past forms of "see" in the Hengwrt and Ellesmere manuscripts to identify Chaucer's original forms as distinguished from the scribes' later alternations. In Japanese.

Mote, Sarah.   Yuichiro Azuma, Kotaro Kawasaki, and Koichi Kano, eds. Chaucer and English and American Literature: Essays Commemorating the Retirement of Professor Masatoshi Kawasaki (Tokyo: Kinseido, 2015), pp. 60–74.
Provides brief descriptions of the fourteenth-century history and the life of Chaucer, and introduces late fourteenth-century visual arts, including illuminated manuscripts, stained glasses, and altarpieces with notable examples. Characterizes the…

Matsuda, Takami.   Yuichiro Azuma, Kotaro Kawasaki, and Koichi Kano, eds. Chaucer and English and American Literature: Essays Commemorating the Retirement of Professor Masatoshi Kawasaki (Tokyo: Kinseido, 2015), pp. 44–59.
Argues that the medieval notion of wonder helps to explain the Franklin's interruption of SqT.The Squire presents the marvels in his tale as explainable in scientific terms, in accord with the philosophical notion of wonder. The Franklin similarly…

Nakao, Yoshiyuki.   Yuichiro Azuma, Kotaro Kawasaki, and Koichi Kano, eds. Chaucer and English and American Literature: Essays Commemorating the Retirement of Professor Masatoshi Kawasaki (Tokyo: Kinseido, 2015), pp. 358-79.
Examines the implications of "siege" in TC from cognitive viewpoints. Argues that the siege of Troy as a prototype of "siege" is repeated in metaphorically diversified forms such as Pandarus's enclosure of Troilus and Criseyde, and that this "siege"…

Ikegami, Keiko.   Yuichiro Azuma, Kotaro Kawasaki, and Koichi Kano, eds. Chaucer and English and American Literature: Essays Commemorating the Retirement of Professor Masatoshi Kawasaki (Tokyo: Kinseido, 2015), pp. 30–43.
Discusses SNT from several perspectives related to saints' legends, including the representation of the saint in SNT, the
etymology of Cecilia, the sources of SNT, the Second Nun as a narrator, SNT's position in CT, and Chaucer's attitude toward…

Kawasaki, Masatoshi.   Yuichiro Azuma, Kotaro Kawasaki, and Koichi Kano, eds. Chaucer and English and American Literature: Essays Commemorating the Retirement of Professor Masatoshi Kawasaki (Tokyo: Kinseido, 2015), pp. 121-41.
Discusses the various ways in which the treatment of space in TC functions in relation to the characterizations, the development of the plot, and the changing role of the narrator. In Japanese.

Baird-Lange, Lorrayne Y.,and Thomas A. Copeland, eds.   Youngstown, Ohio: Youngstown State University, 1989 (for 1988)
Twenty-one articles by various hands, including four articles on medieval women. The article by Baird-Lange, "Rutebeuf's 'Li Diz de l'Erberie': A Satire on Dame Trote and Her Tradition" (pp. 356-90), contains information on Trotula, a figure in…

Mullinger, Alyssa.   Young Scholars in Writing: Undergraduate Research in Writing and Rhetoric 6 (2009): 138-40. [Electronic publication.]
Extends Rachel Shore's claim that features of the GP description of the Prioress conflict with her tale and undermine her ethos.

Shore, Rachel.   Young Scholars in Writing: Undergraduate Research in Writing and Rhetoric 5 (2008): 98-106 [Electronic Publication].
Chaucer uses his naïve narrator to achieve an effective balance among the rhetorical appeals of ethos, pathos, and logos in CT. Also, this narrator's view of the Prioress overwhelms her appeal to ethos in PrPT and her heavy emphasis on pathos also…

Miura, Ayumi.   Yoshiyuki Nakao and Yoko Iyeiri, eds. Chaucer's Language: Cognitive Perspectives (Suita: Osaka, 2013), pp. 99-124.
Examines Chaucer's uses of the word namely and argues that, while it is widely assumed that the word functioned only as a particularizer in Chaucer's time, some cases do not exclude the possibility of another function as appositive marker.

Ohno, Hideshi.   Yoshiyuki Nakao and Yoko Iyeiri, eds. Chaucer's Language: Cognitive Perspectives (Suita: Osaka, 2013), pp. 79-98.
Assesses the significance of variant readings of think ("thinken" or "thenken") in SumT, line 2204, from several linguistic points of view, and emphasizes the semantic and syntactical differences between the impersonal and personal constructions.
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