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The Riverside Chaucer - Community Reviews back

by Geoffrey Chaucer, Larry Dean Benson
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Vellichor Afternoons
Vellichor Afternoons rated it 10 years ago
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.
Author Beth Revis
Author Beth Revis rated it 11 years ago
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.
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog
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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