Additional Resources for The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

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Cullen, Dolores L., Chaucer's Host: Up-So-Doun, Fithian Press, 1998.

Though many other books have been written about the other travelers, Cullen takes a rare book-length look at the Host of the trip, the innkeeper. Her study attempts to show him to be a Christ-like figure.

Lambdin, Laura C., ed., Chaucer's Pilgrims: An Historical Guide to the Pilgrims in the "Canterbury Tales," Praeger Publishers, 1999.

This book assembles essays from experts in each field, explaining the social functions of the various pilgrims that Chaucer wrote about. Reading this book is a good way to get to know medieval England and Canterbury Tales at the same time.

Leiceister, H. Marshall, Jr., The Disenchanted Self: Representing the Subject in the "Canterbury Tales," University of California Press, 1990.

Marshall examines the question of whether Canterbury Tales has an overall narrative structure or are a collection of related, but not entwined, objects. The book's scholarly tone...

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