The Plowman's Tale: The c. 1532 and 1606 Editions of a Spurious Canterbury Tale, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Plowman's Tale

The c. 1532 and 1606 Editions of a Spurious Canterbury Tale, 1st Edition

By Mary Rhinelander McCarl


318 pages

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Published in 1997: An edition of the literary virus that inserted itself into the Canterbury Tales and passed as authentic until the late 19th century. The virulent attack on the clergy made possible the Renaissance conception of Chaucer as a pre-Protestant English patriot.

Table of Contents

1. The Plowman's Tale c. 1533 2. The Plowman's Tale, 1606

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