Studies on Chaucer and His Audience

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NOTES

CHAPTER I
1
See Aage Brusendorff, The Chaucer Tradition ( Copenhagen, 1925), pp. 19-23, Plates I and II; and reproduction in color, MLR, XLIV ( 1949), opp. p. 161.
2
Citations (except for the Canterbury Tales), are to The Complete Works of Chaucer, ed. Fred N. Robinson ( Cambridge, Mass., 1933).
3
See Ruth Crosby, "Chaucer and the Custom of Oral Delivery," Speculum, XIII ( 1938), 413-432.
4
For discussion of the rhetoric of Chaucer's day see J. W. H. Atkins , English Literary Criticism: the Medieval Phase ( London, 1952), pp. 91-162; Ernst Robert Curtius, European Literature and the Latin Middle Ages, trans. W. R. Trask ( N.Y., 1953), pp. 51, 153, 261, 490-4, 592; Dorothy Everett, Essays on Middle English Literature ( Oxford, 1955), pp. 149-174; and the excellent earlier introduction to the subject by J. M. Manly, Chaucer and the Rhetoricians, Warton lecture on English Poetry ( London, 1926).
5
See D. A. Callus, "Robert Grosseteste as Scholar," Robert Grosseteste, ed. D. A. Callus ( Oxford, 1955), pp. 1-69; cf. Curtius, pp. 56-57.
6
Citations from the Canterbury Tales are to the text edited from all the manuscripts by J. M. Manly and E. Rickert ( Chicago, 1940).
7
Atkins, p. 134.
8
Brusendorff, pp. 485-493, and the text of the poem, with translation, in the Canterbury Tales, ed. J. M. Manly ( N.Y., 1928), pp. 22-26.
9
See C. S. Lewis, The Allegory of Love ( London, 1953), pp. 157-166.

CHAPTER II
1
Robinson, p. 862.
2
Ibid., p. 952.
3
B. tenBrink, Chaucer Studien (Muenster, 1870), pp. 138- 140.
4
Complete Works of Chaucer ( Oxford, 1899), III, 485-486; V, 403.
5
The Date of Chaucer's Troilus and Other Chaucer Matters, Chaucer Society, 2nd. ser. ( 1909), pp. 40-41.
6
"The Prologue of Chaucer's 'Lyf of Seynt Cecile'," MP, IX ( 1911), 1-16.
7
R. K. Root, The Poetry of Chaucer, rev. ed. ( N.Y., 1950), pp. 1x, 378.

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  • Title Page 7
  • Contents 11
  • Table of Plates 13
  • Acknowledgments 15
  • Chapter I - Introduction 17
  • Chapter II - "Hir Hous the Chirche Of Seinte Cecilie Highte" 29
  • Chapter III - "The Pekok with His Aungels Fetheres Bryghte" 49
  • Chapter IV - "Allas Custaunce Thow Nast No Champioun" 67
  • Chapter V - "O Conquerour of Brutes Albyon" 89
  • Chapter VI - Conclusion 107
  • Notes 113
  • Index 121
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