A Limited Canterbury Tales Bibliography

A Limited Canterbury Tales Bibliography

Assembled by M. Hanly in 1993; in dire need of update


Aers, David. Chaucer, Langland and the Creative Imagination. London: RKP, 1980.

Andrew, Malcolm (critical commentary) and Daniel J. Ransom (textual commentary), eds., with Lynne Hunt Levy and Charles Moorman. A Variorum Edition of the Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Volume Two [The Canterbury Tales], Part A: The General Prologue. 2 vols. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1993.

Benson, Larry D. and Theodore M. Andersson. The Literary Context of Chaucer’s Fabliaux: Texts and Translations. New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1971.

Bethurum, Dorothy, ed. Critical Approaches to Medieval Literature. New York: Columbia
U. P., 1960.

Boenig, Robert. Chaucer and the mystics: the Canterbury tales and the genre of devotional prose. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 1995.

Boitani, Piero. Chaucer and Boccaccio. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1977.

_______. Chaucer and The Italian Trecento. Cambridge U. P., 1983.

________, and Jill Mann, eds. The Cambridge Chaucer Companion. Cambridge U. Press, 1986.

Bowden, Betsy. Chaucer aloud : the varieties of textual interpretation. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1987. [includes 94 min. sound cassette]

Bowden, Muriel. Commentary on the General Prologue of The Canterbury Tales. London: Souvenir Press, 1973.

Brewer, Derek, ed. Chaucer and Chaucerians: Critical Studies in Middle English Literature. University, AL: U. of Alabama Press, 1966.

________. Geoffrey Chaucer: Writers and Their Background. Cambridge: Brewer, 1974.

________. Chaucer, The Critical Heritage. London: Routledge-Kegan Paul, 1978.

Brown, Peter. Chaucer at work: the making of the Canterbury Tales. London & New York: Longman, 1994.

Brown, Peter. The age of Saturn : literature and history in the CanterburyTales. Oxford, Blackwell, 1991.

Bryan, W. F. and G. Dempster. Sources and Analogues of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. Chicago, 1941; reprint New York, 1958.

Burrow, John A.. Ricardian Poetry: Chaucer, Gower, Langland, and the Gawain poet. London: Routledge, 1971.

Cooper, Helen. The Structure of the Canterbury Tales. Athens: U. Georgia Press, 1983.

________. The Canterbury Tales [Oxford guides to Chaucer]. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1989.

Crane, Susan. Gender and romance in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1994.

Crow, M. M., and C. C. Olson, eds. Chaucer Life-Records. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1966.

David, Alfred. The Strumpet Muse: Art and Morals in Chaucer’s Poetry. Bloomington, IN: Univ. of Indiana Press, 1976.

Davis, Norman. Chaucer Glossary. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1979.

Dinshaw, Carolyn. Chaucer’s Sexual Poetics. Madison, WI: U. of Wisconsin Press, 1989.

Donaldson, E. T. Speaking of Chaucer. London: Athlone Press, 1970.

Evans, Ruth, and Lesley Johnson, eds. Feminist readings in Middle English literature: the Wife of Bath and all her sect. London & New York: Routledge, 1994.

Fein, Susanna Greer, David Raybin, and Peter C. Braeger, eds. Rebels and rivals: the contestive spirit in the Canterbury Tales. Foreword by Derek Pearsall. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications, 1991.

Ferster, Judith. Chaucer on Interpretation. Cambridge U. Press, 1985.

Fichte, Joerg O., ed. Chaucer’s frame tales : the physical and the metaphysical. Tubingen : G. Narr; Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 1987 [Tubinger Beitrage zur Anglistik 9].

Fyler, John M. Chaucer and Ovid. New Haven: Yale U. P., 1979.

Ganim, John M. Chaucerian theatricality. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1990.

Gittes, Katharine S. Framing the Canterbury Tales: Chaucer and the medieval frame narrative tradition. New York : Greenwood Press, 1991.

Havely, Nicholas R., ed. and trans. Chaucer’s Boccaccio: Sources of Troilus and The Knight’s and Franklin’s Tales. D. S. Brewer: Cambridge, 1980.

Hertog, Erik. Chaucer’s fabliaux as analogues. Leuven: Leuven University Press, 1991.

Hill, John M. Chaucerian belief : the poetics of reverence and delight. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1991.

Howard, Donald R. The Idea of the Canterbury Tales. Berkeley: U. C. Press, 1976.

________. Writers and Pilgrims: Medieval Pilgrimage Narratives and TheirPosterity. Berkeley: UC Press, 1980.

________. Chaucer: his life, his works, his world. New York : Dutton, 1987.

Huppé, Bernard F. A Reading of The Canterbury Tales. SUNY Albany Press, 1964.

Jones, Terry. Chaucer’s Knight: Portrait of a Medieval Mercenary. Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 1980.

Jordan, Robert M. Chaucer’s Poetics and the Modern Reader. Berkeley: U. C. Press, 1987.

Kane, George. Chaucer. NY: Oxford UP, 1984.

Kaske, R. A. Medieval Christian Literary Imagery: A Guide to Interpretation. Toronto: UT Press, 1988.

Kelly, H. A. Love and Marriage in the Age of Chaucer. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1975.

________. Chaucer and the cult of Saint Valentine. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1986.

________. Ideas and forms of tragedy from Aristotle to the Middle Ages. Cambridge University Press, 1993.

Kendrick, Laura. Chaucerian play: comedy and control in the Canterbury Tales. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1988.

Knapp, Peggy Ann. Chaucer and the Social Contest. New York: Routledge, 1990.

Kökeritz, Helga. A Guide to Chaucer’s Pronunciation. NY: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1961.

Kolve, V. A.. Chaucer and the Imagery of Narrative. Stanford U. P., 1984.

Lawler, Traugott. The One and the Many in the Canterbury Tales. Hamden, CT: Archon, 1980.

Lawton, David. Chaucer’s Narrators. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1985.

Leicester, H. Marshall. The Disenchanted Self : Representing the Subject in The Canterbury Tales. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990.

Lewis, C. S. The Allegory of Love: A Study in Medieval Tradition, 1936. Repr. New York: Oxford U. P., 1958.

Lumiansky, R. M. Of Sondry Folk: The Dramatic Principle in The Canterbury Tales. Austin: Univ. of TX Press, 1955.

Manly, J. M. and E. Rickert. The Text of The Canterbury Tales. 8 vols. U. Chicago Press, 1940.

Mann, Jill. Chaucer and Medieval Estates Satire: The Literature of Social Classes and the General Prologue of The Canterbury Tales. Cambridge U. P., 1973.

McCall, John P. Chaucer Among the Gods. University Park: Penn State Press, 1979.

Mehl, Dieter. Die mittelenglischen Romanzen des 13. und 14. Jahrhunderts. Heidelberg, Winter, 1967. [Anglistische Forschungen, Heft 93]

________. Geoffrey Chaucer, eine Einfuhrung in seine erzahlenden Dichtungen. Berlin: E. Schmidt, 1973. [Grundlagen der Anglistik und Amerikanistik 7]

Miller, Robert P., ed. Chaucer :Sources and Backgrounds. New York : Oxford University Press, 1977.

Muscatine, Charles. Chaucer and the French Tradition: A Study in Style and Meaning. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1957.

Olson, Paul A. The Canterbury Tales and the Good Society. Princeton U. Press, 1986.

Owen, Charles A. Pilgrimage and Storytelling in The Canterbury Tales. Norman: U. of Oklahoma Press, 1977.

Patterson, Lee. Negotiating the Past: History and the Understanding of Medieval Literature. Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin Press, 1987.

________. Literary Practice and Social Change in England, 1380-1520. Berkeley, UC Press, 1990.

________. Chaucer and the Subject of History. Madison: U. of Wisconsin Press, 1991.

Payne, R. O. The Key of Remembrance: A Study of Chaucer’s Poetics. New Haven: Yale U. P., 1963.

Pearsall, Derek. The Canterbury Tales. London: Allen & Unwin, 1985.

________, ed.A Variorum Edition of the Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, vol II, part 9, The Nun’s Priest’s Tale. Norman: Univ, of OK Press, 1983.

_______. The life of Geoffrey Chaucer : a critical biography. Oxford: Blackwell, 1992.

Rickert, Edith, ed. Chaucer’s World. New York, London: Columbia U. Press, 1948.

Robertson, D. W., Jr. A Preface to Chaucer: Studies in Medieval Prespectives. Princeton U. P., 1962.

Roney, Lois. Chaucer’s Knight’s Tale and Theories of Scholastic Psychology. Tampa: University of South Florida Press, 1990.

Rose, Donald M. New Perspectives in Chaucer Criticism. Norman, OK: Pilgrim Books, 1981.

Rowland, Beryl, ed. Companion to Chaucer Studies. 2nd Ed. Oxford U. P., 1979.

Ruggiers, Paul. The Art of the Canterbury Tales. Madison, U. Wisconsin Press, 1965.

________, ed. The Canterbury Tales: A Facsimile and Transcription of the Hengwrt Manuscript with Variants from the Ellesmere. Norman, OK: Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 1979.

________, ed. Editing Chaucer: The Great Tradition. Norman, OK: Pilgrim Books, 1984.

Sandved, Arthur O. Introduction to Chaucerian English. D. S. Brewer: Cambridge, 1985.

Schless, Howard. Chaucer and Dante: A Revaluation. Norman: Pilgrim Books, 1984.

Schoeck, Richard J. and Jerome Taylor, eds. Chaucer Criticism: An Anthology. Notre Dame, IN: Univ. of Notre Dame Press, 1960.

Shoaf, R. A. Chaucer and the Currency of the Word: Money, Images and Reference in Late Medieval Poetry. Norman, OK: Pilgrim Books, 1983.

Steadman, John M. Disembodied Laughter: Troilus and the Apotheosis Tradition. Berkeley: U. C. Press, 1972.

Strohm, Paul. Social Chaucer. Bloomington: U. Indiana Press, 1989.

________, ed. Hochon’s Arrow: The Social Imagination of Fourtheenth-Century Texts. Princeton University Press, 1992.

Tatlock, J. S. A Concordance to the Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer. Washington: Carnegie Institute Press, 1927.

Taylor, Karla. Chaucer Reads the Divine Comedy. Stanford U. P., 1989.

Wagenknecht, Edward. Chaucer: Modern Essays in Criticism. New York: Oxford U. P., 1959.

Wallace, David. Chaucer and the Early Writings of Boccaccio. Woodbridge, Suffolk: Brewer, 1985.

Wilkins, Nigel. Music in the Age of Chaucer. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1979.

Wimsatt, James I. Chaucer and the French Love Poets: The Literary Background of the Book of the Duchess. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1968.

________. Chaucer and his French contemporaries : Natural Music in the Fourteenth Century. Toronto & Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, 1991.

Windeatt, Barry. Chaucer’s Dream Poetry: Sources and Analogue. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1982.