Shakespeare's Reading in Chaucer.

Author / Editor
Coghill, Nevill.

Title
Shakespeare's Reading in Chaucer.

Published
Herbert Davies, ed. Elizabethan and Jacobean Studies Presented to Percy Wilson in Honour of His Seventieth Birthday (Oxford: Clarendon, 1960), pp. 86-99.

Description
Tallies a number of images, expressions, and "notional similarities" that evince Chaucer's influence on Shakespeare, reviewing previous scholarship, adding several examples, and arguing that the influence is strongest when Shakespeare was about thirty years old. Dissuades arguments that Shakespeare used Chaucer's plots.

Alternative Title
Elizabethan and Jacobean Studies Presented to Percy Wilson in Honour of His Seventieth Birthday.

Chaucer Subjects
Chaucer's Influence and Later Allusion