|Book Title:||Chaucer and Middle English. Studies In Honour of Rossell Hope Robbins Routledge Library Editions Chaucer|
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Chaucer and Middle English. Studies In Honour of Rossell Hope Robbins Routledge Library Editions Chaucer
“Chaucer and Middle English: Studies in Honour of Rossell Hope Robbins” is an extraordinary compilation of scholarly essays, edited by Beryl Rowland, that pays homage to the renowned medievalist Rossell Hope Robbins. This comprehensive volume delves into the multifaceted world of Geoffrey Chaucer’s literary genius and the intricacies of Middle English language and literature.
The book begins with an illuminating introduction by Rowland, setting the stage for the subsequent collection of essays. Drawing on her extensive expertise in medieval studies, Rowland provides valuable insights into the life and works of Chaucer, shedding light on the historical and cultural context in which he wrote. Through her lucid prose, she guides readers through the labyrinthine complexities of Chaucer’s oeuvre, highlighting the poet’s unparalleled contributions to English literature.
The subsequent chapters delve into various aspects of Chaucer’s works, offering a deep exploration of his most celebrated masterpiece, “The Canterbury Tales.” Eminent scholars and experts in the field, such as Derek Brewer, A. C. Spearing, and Peter G. Beidler, contribute their expertise to this volume, each providing a unique perspective on Chaucer’s writing. From discussions on the themes of love and marriage to examinations of Chaucer’s narrative techniques and literary influences, these essays offer a comprehensive analysis of his works, making this book an indispensable resource for both students and scholars.