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Chaucer and Langland: Historical and Textual Approaches.

Chaucer and Langland: Historical and Textual Approaches.

A collection of sixteen essays by the author, of which the following treat PPl and have been previously published: The Autobiographical Fallacy in Chaucer and Langland Studies (1 – 14) [The Chambers Memorial Lecture Delivered at University College, London, 2 March 1965 (London: H. K. Lewis, 1965)]; “Chaucer and the Idea of a Poet” (15-31) [in Problemi Attuali di Scienza e di Cultura 234 (Geoffrey Chaucer. Conferenze organizzate dall’Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei in Collaborazione con la British Academy; Rome: Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, 1977), 35-49]; “Music ‘Neither Unpleasant Nor Monotonous”‘ (77-89) [in Medieval Studies for J A. W. Bennett, ed. P. L. Heyworth (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1981), 42-63]; “Poetry and Lexicography in the Translation of Piers Plowman” (90-106) [Medieval and Renaissance Studies 9 (1982): 33-54]; “The Perplexities of William Langland” (107-22) [in The Wisdom of Poetry: Essays … in Honor of Morton Bloomfield, ed. Larry D. Benson and Siegfried Wenzel (Kalamazoo, ME Medieval Institute, 1974), 73-89]; “Langland and Chaucer: An Obligatory Connection” (123-33) [in New Perspectives in Chaucer Criticism, ed. Donald M. Rose (Norman, OK: Pilgrim, 1981), 5-19]; “Conjectural Emendation” (150-61) [in Medieval Literature and Civilization: Studies in Memory of G. N. Garmonsway, ed. D. A. Pearsall and R. A. Waldron (London: Athlone Press, 1969), 155-69]; “‘Good’ and ‘Bad’ Manuscripts: Texts and Critics” (206-13) [SAC Proceedings 2 (1986): 137-46)].

Rev. John M. Bowers, YLS 4 (1990): 155-65 (no. 1486); Saul N. Brody, Envoi 2 (1990): 196-97.


London: Athlone Press, 1989.

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Kane, George.