Chaucer as Librettist.

Author / Editor
Mudrick, Marvin.

Chaucer as Librettist.

Philological Quarterly 38 (1959): 21-29.

Critiques attempts to modernize Chaucer's verse for the sake of the "common reader," preferring Augustan "imitations" to twentieth-century renderings in verse or prose, but finding them all to be relatively dull and incapable of replicating Chaucer's "universally expressive idiom."

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