- Subject(s):English Literature
- Author(s):James Winny, Geoffrey Chaucer
- Available from: August 2016
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This edition of The Wife of Bath's Prologue and Tale from the highly-respected Selected Tales series includes the full, complete text in the original Middle English, along with an in-depth introduction by James Winny, detailed notes and a comprehensive glossary.
The complete text of The Wife of Bath's Prologue and Tale in a stunning new design.
Complete with an in-depth introduction by James Winny providing historical context and aiding understanding of Chaucer’s poetic devices and literary style.
Includes detailed notes and a comprehensive glossary.
- Some notes on Chaucer's usage of Middle English
- Note on the text
- The Portrait of the Wife of Bath
- The Wife of Bath's Prologue
- The Wife of Bath's Tale
- Appendix 1: Chaucer's Ballade of Gentillesse
- Notes to Appendix 1
- Appendix 2: Theophrastus on Marriage
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