Troilus and Criseyde

Set against the epic backdrop of the battle of Troy, Troilus and Criseyde is an evocative story of love and loss When Troilus, the son of Priam, falls in love with the beautiful Criseyde, he is able to win her heart with the help of his cunning uncle Pandarus, and the lovers experience a brief

Company of Liars

In this extraordinary novel, Karen Maitland delivers a dazzling reinterpretation of Chaucer s Canterbury Tales, an ingenious alchemy of history, mystery, and powerful human drama The year is 1348 The Black Plague grips the country In a world ruled by faith and fear, nine desperate strangers,

Chaucer's Knight

Fourth edition of Terry Jones s groundbreaking study, featuring new material and research Since it was first published in 1980, Terry Jones s study of Geoffrey Chaucer s Knight has proved to be one of the most enduringly popular and controversial books ever to hit the world of Chaucer scholarship.

A Chaucer Glossary

This Glossary, designed as a practical aid to the reading of Chaucer, is intended to be serviceable with any of the widely read editions Its primary aim is to explain the meanings of words and phrases used by Chaucer in ways which are unfamiliar in modern English Words used as they are today are

The Wife of Bath

Adopted at than 1,000 colleges and universities, Bedford St Martin s innovative Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism series has introduced than a quarter of a million students to literary theory and earned enthusiastic praise nationwide Along with an authoritative text of a major