The Book of the Duchess and Other Poems

References

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  1. ^ The Life of Geoffrey Chaucer, Encyclopædia Britannica, 1910. Accessed 11 March 2008.
  2. ^ Chaucer, G., Phillips, H. (1982). The book of the Duchess. Durham, England: Durham and St. Andrews Medieval Texts.
  3. ^ The Riverside Chaucer. Gen. Ed. Larry D. Benson. Oxford: University of Oxford Press. 3rd ed. 1987. Explanatory note p. 976.
General references
  • Benson, Larry D., ed. The Riverside Chaucer. 3rd ed. Boston: Houghton, 1987.
  • Davis, Norman, et al. A Chaucer Glossary. New York: Oxford, 1979.
  • Foster, Michael. "On Dating the Duchess: The Personal and Social Context of Book of the Duchess." Review of English Studies 59 (Fall 2008): 185–196.
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  • Vickery, Gwen M. "'The Book of the Duchess': the date of composition related to theme of impracticality." Essays in Literature 22.n2 (Fall 1995): 161(9).
    • This article disputes the idea that the poem was commemorating the death of Blanche of Lancaster.
  • Watson, Robert A. "Dialogue and Invention in the Book of the Duchess (philosophical interpretation of Geoffrey Chaucer's work) (Critical Essay)." Modern Philology 98.4 (May 2001): 543.
  • Kittredge, G. L. The Book of the Duchess. Excerpted from: Chaucer and his Poetry

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