Chaucer's "Bukke and Hare" ("Thop" VII, 756).

Author / Editor
Rowland, Beryl.

Chaucer's "Bukke and Hare" ("Thop" VII, 756).

English Language Notes 2.1 (1964): 6-8.

Exploring the "bukke and hare" of Th 7.756 for their "traditional attributes" rather than as suggestive game animals, documents that their associations with timidity and, reading "bukke" as "goat rather than "male deer," sexual pursuit.

Chaucer Subjects
Tale of Sir Thopas
Language and Word Studies