Chaucer's Poetry


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  2. ^ Skeat (1899); Vol. I, pp. xi–xii.
  3. ^ Skeat (1899); Vol. I, p. xvii.
  4. ^ Rossignol, Rosalyn (2006). Critical Companion to Chaucer: A Literary Reference to His Life and Work. New York: Facts on File. p. 551 & 613. ISBN 9780816061938. 
  5. ^ Chaucer Life Records, p. 24
  6. ^ Power, Eileen (1988). Medieval English Nunneries, c. 1275 to 1535. Biblo & Tannen Publishers. p. 19. ISBN 0-8196-0140-3. Retrieved 19 Dec 2007. 
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  10. ^ Hopper, p. viii He may actually have met Petrarch, and his reading of Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio provided him with subject matter as well as inspiration for later writings.
  11. ^ Schwebel, Leah (2014). "The Legend of Thebes and Literary Patricide in Chaucer, Boccaccio, and Statius" (PDF). Studies in the Age of Chaucer 36: 139–68. doi:10.1353/sac.2014.0028. Retrieved 25 May 2015. 
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  17. ^ Ward, p. 109.
  18. ^ Morley (1890); Vol. V, pp. 247–48.
  19. ^ Chaucer, Geoffrey, ed. Larry D. Benson and F. N. Robinson (1984). "The Legend of Good Women". The Riverside Chaucer. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. p. 600. ISBN 0-395-29031-7. 
  20. ^ Wilcockson, Colin, ed. Larry D. Benson and F. N. Robinson (1987). "Explanatory Notes on 'The Book of the Duchess'". The Riverside Chaucer. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. pp. 966–976. ISBN 0-395-29031-7. 
  21. ^ a b Gross, Zaila, ed. Larry D. Benson and F. N. Robinson (1987). "Introduction to the Short Poems". The Riverside Chaucer. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. p. 635. ISBN 0-395-29031-7. 
  22. ^ Williams, George (1965). A New View of Chaucer. Durham: Duke University Press. p. 55. 
  23. ^ Simon Singh: The Code Book, page 27. Fourth Estate, 1999
  24. ^ C. B. McCully and J. J. Anderson, English Historical Metrics, Cambridge University Press, 1996, p. 97.
  25. ^ Marchette Gaylord Chute, Geoffrey Chaucer of England E. P. Dutton, 1946, p. 89.
  26. ^ Edwin Winfield Bowen, Questions at Issue in our English Speech, NY: Broadway Publishing, 1909, p. 147.
  27. ^ "From The Preface to Fables Ancient and Modern". The Norton Anthology of English Literature. Stephen Greenblatt. 8th ed. Vol. C. New York, London: Norton, 2006. 2132-33. p. 2132.
  28. ^ Original e-text available online at the University of Virginia website, trans. Wikipedia.
  29. ^ Thomas Hoccleve, The Regiment of Princes, TEAMS website, University of Rochester, Robbins Library
  30. ^ As noted by Carolyn Collette in "Fifteenth Century Chaucer", an essay published in the book A Companion to Chaucer ISBN 0-631-23590-6
  31. ^ "Chawcer undoubtedly did excellently in his Troilus and Creseid: of whome trulie I knowe not whether to mervaile more, either that hee in that mistie time could see so clearly, or that wee in this cleare age, goe so stumblingly after him." The text can be found at
  32. ^ Benson, Larry, The Riverside Chaucer (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1987), p. 1118.
  33. ^ Potter, Russell A., "Chaucer and the Authority of Language: The Politics and Poetics of the Vernacular in Late Medieval England", Assays VI (Carnegie-Mellon Press, 1991), p. 91.
  34. ^ A Leaf from The Canterbury Tales. Westminster, England: William Caxton, [1478]
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  36. ^ The Canterbury Tales of Chaucer: To Which are Added an Essay on his Language and Versification, and an Introductory Discourse, Together with Notes and a Glossary by the late Thomas Tyrwhitt. Second Edition. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1798. 2 Volumes.
  37. ^ Brewer, Derek, ed. (1978). Chaucer: The Critical Heritage. Volume 1: 1385-1837. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. p. 230. ISBN 0710084978. Retrieved 18 May 2014. 

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