The Franklin's Tale

Author / Editor
Hodgson, Phyllis, ed.

The Franklin's Tale

[London]: University of London. Athlone Press, 1973.

Physical Description
160 pp; illus.

Textbook edition of FranPT and the GP description of the Franklin, with text in Middle English, notes and glossary, and discussion of the Franklin's character, possible sources of FranT, and Chaucer's "inventiveness." Includes several appendixes: Chaucer and his works; Chaucer's language; his versification, and the "scientific allusions" in FranT ("Astronomy, Astrology, and Magic"). Originally published in 1960.

Chaucer Subjects
Facsimiles, Editions, and Translations
Franklin and His Tale
Sources, Analogues, and Literary Relations