Riverside Chaucer Third Edition Plus Text Letter
Publish date: January 1st 1987
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Classic Literature
, Short Stories
Completely edited with the attitude, 'Well, psh, if you don't know what 'scarpenfradish' means then too bad, NO GLOSS FOR YOU. However, we will happily tell you that 'wyf' is 'wife'. Neener Neener.'Chaucer rocks, though.
If you're looking for some Chaucer, this is the best, most comprehensive collection of his work. If you're not looking for some Chaucer, well, then this book would just be a silly choice.
The Franklin's Tale is the last of the thematically linked "Marriage Group" and apparently some critics think it is meant to be Chaucer's view on the subject; marital success comes from understanding, forgiveness and hard work. It's a "rash promise" story where-in some-one instead of making an outri...
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