Chaucer's Obscenities - 2911 Words
Sept. 15, 2010
346IMU, Indiana Room
Chaucer’s Swyvyng in Context
(Slide 1) After declaring that “Chaucer followed Nature everywhere,” and that God’s plenty can be found in his works, John Dryden, in his Preface to the Fables, Ancient and Modern, considers why Chaucer includes “low characters” in the Canterbury Tales, such as “the Reeve, the Miller, the Shipman, the Merchant, the Sumner, and above all, the Wife of Bath, in the...
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