The Wife of Bath (Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism)
Publish date: 1995-12-15
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
Pages no: 306
Edition language: English
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I really liked the essays dealing with the content of the text, but Mr Beidler himself is rather pedantic for me, rambling on and on about the authenticity of this copy and that copy of the various manuscripts that still exist of this text. He seems to be really a hard-core hardcore Chaucer supers...
The Wife of Bath is one of the texts that I read for my A2 coursework. Part of Chaucer's 'The Canterbury Tales', The Wife has the largest Prologue to her tale, and is perhaps one of the most colourful characters in the Tales.The Wife has been married five times and is keen to put forward the idea th...