Chaucer and the Bible: A Critical Review of Research, Indexes, and Bibliography, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Chaucer and the Bible

A Critical Review of Research, Indexes, and Bibliography, 1st Edition

By Lawrence Besserman

Routledge

450 pages

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Hardback: 9780367357252
pub: 2019-10-30
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Originally published in 1988. This book offers a very useful source of information on Chaucer’s relationship to the Bible. It contains a detailed chapter on research into this connection and then presents two indexes. The first is organised by title of Chaucer’s work and then line number detailing the biblical reference. Each entry, if relevant, also notes works listed in the Bibliography that discuss that link. The second index is reversed and so organised by scriptural reference. Detailed guides to each index also discuss interesting facets to how Chaucer drew on the Bible for his works.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Research on Chaucer and the Bible: A Critical Review 2. A Guide to Index I. 3. Index I: Chaucer’s Biblical Allusions – An Annotated List (The Canterbury Tales, Book of the Duchess, House of Fame, Anelida and Arcite, Parliament of Fowls, Boece, Troilus and Criseyde, Legend of Good Women, The Short Poems, The Romaunt of the Rose) 4. Index II: Scriptural References. Bibliography

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
FIC010000
FICTION / Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology
LIT000000
LITERARY CRITICISM / General
LIT011000
LITERARY CRITICISM / Medieval
LIT012000
LITERARY CRITICISM / Reference