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Dream Visions & Other Poems: Norton Critical Editions


Dream Visions & Other Poems: Norton Critical Editions

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Title: Dream Visions & Other Poems: Norton Critical Editions
Illustrator: LYNCH KATHRYN L (ED)
Publication date: 13/12/2006
Imprint: NORTON
Price: $36.95
Publishing status: Active

This Norton Critical Edition presents Chaucer’s four dream visions and selected shorter poems and is suitable for both beginning and advanced students.

The texts are extensively glossed and are accompanied by individual introductions and explanatory annotations. A lightly regularized system of spellings has been adopted. No prior knowledge of Chaucer is assumed.

“Contexts” connects the poems to their classical and medieval foundations and includes works by Virgil, Ovid, Cicero, Boethius, Dante, and Boccaccio, among others.

From the wealth of scholarly work available, the editor has chosen for “Criticism” six essays that address the poems’ central themes. Contributors include Charles Muscatine, A. C. Spearing, R. T. Lenaghan, Richard Firth Green, Elaine Tuttle Hansen, and Steven Kruger.

A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are also included.

ISBN: 9780393925883