Chaucer, Books, and the Poetic Library.

Author / Editor
Kupfer, David C.

Chaucer, Books, and the Poetic Library.

Library Philosophy and Practice [429] (2010): 1-24. Available at 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 and as early instances in English and argues that Chaucer treasured books or texts more than libraries.

Alternative Title
Library Philosophy and Practice [429] (2010)

Chaucer Subjects
Background and General Criticism
Chaucer's Life
Language and Word Studies