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The Chaucer Encyclopedia, 4 Volumes

Gillespie, Vincent / Rosenfeld, Jessica / Walter, Katie (Herausgeber)


1. Auflage Juli 2023
2224 Seiten, Hardcover

ISBN: 978-1-119-08799-1
John Wiley & Sons

The Chaucer Encyclopedia provides the most comprehensive overview to date of the life, times, works, sources/analogues, and influence of Geoffrey Chaucer (b. 1340s - d. 1400). It also makes accessible the approaches readers have taken to understanding Chaucer's oeuvre, as well as the analogues and sources (direct or intermediary, contemporary or from the distant past) of Chaucer's works. Providing nearly 1400 entries, more than any similar work on the market today, The Chaucer Encyclopedia is the best source for a new generation of students and scholars.

The Chaucer Encyclopedia includes material on:
* Important people, places, things, and concepts in Chaucer's life and works that influenced and shaped him as a writer
* Chaucer's influence on generations of writers after him, including authors around the world who continue to look to Chaucer's texts for inspiration
* Various other topics that are of particular significance to those pursuing in-depth Chaucer scholarship

The Chaucer Encyclopedia is an all-in-one resource for those interested in Geoffrey Chaucer. It is a key literary resource for undergraduate, graduate, and some secondary school students, teachers, and informed general readers.

Volume I

Alphabetical List of Entries, vii

Thematic List of Entries, xxv

General Editor and Associate Editors, xliii

Contributors, xlv

Introduction, lvuu

Abbreviations, lxi

The Chaucer Encyclopedia A-Ci, 1

Volume II

The Chaucer Encyclopedia Ci-I/Y, 419

Volume III

The Chaucer Encyclopedia J-P, 973

Volume IV

The Chaucer Encyclopedia Q-Z, 1561

Index, 1999
Editor in Chief
RICHARD NEWHAUSER is Professor of English and Medieval Studies at Arizona State University-Tempe. He is the author of The Early History of Greed and Sin: Essays on the Moral Tradition in the Western Middle Ages and the editor of A Cultural History of the Senses in the Middle Ages.

Associate Editors
VINCENT GILLESPIE is Emeritus J.R.R. Tolkien Professor of English Literature and Language at the University of Oxford. He is Honorary Director of the Early English Text Society and Series Editor of Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies.

JESSICA ROSENFELD is Associate Professor of English Literature at Washington University, St. Louis. She is the co-editor of Exemplaria: Medieval / Early Modern / Theory and the author of Ethics and Enjoyment in Late Medieval Poetry: Love after Aristotle.

KATIE WALTER is Senior Lecturer in Medieval English Literature at the University of Sussex. She is the author of Middle English Mouths: Religious, Medical and Literary Traditions in Later Medieval England and the editor of Reading Skin in Medieval Literature and Culture.

V. Gillespie, University of Oxford; J. Rosenfeld, Washington University in St. Louis; K. Walter, University of Sussex