A mirror of Chaucer's world / by Roger Sherman Loomis.

Loomis, Roger Sherman, 1887-1966 [Browse]
  • [Princeton, New Jersey] : Princeton University Press, 1965.
  • 1965
1 online resource (130 pages) : illustrations.


Summary note
Each of the 179 pictures in this handsome book is accompanied by indications of source and date, and often by explanatory and reference material. The portrayals of Chaucer, his friends and associates, the poets he admired, and the places he knew, are drawn mainly from the period 1340 to 1415.Originally published in 1965.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
Includes index.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
Source of description
  • Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 08. Jul 2019)
  • Description based on print version record.
Language note
In English.
  • Frontmatter
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Portraits of Chaucer
  • Poets Whom Chaucer Admired
  • People Whom Chaucer Knew
  • Plages and Buildings Which Chaucer Knew
  • The Arts of Metalwork
  • The Romaunt of the Rose
  • The Book of the Duchess
  • The House of Fame
  • The Parliament of Fowls
  • Fortune
  • The Complaint of Mars
  • Boethius, the Consolation of Philosophy
  • The Legend of Good Women
  • Troilus and Criseyde
  • The Canterbury Pilgrimage
  • The Canterbury Pilgrims
  • The General Prologue of the Canterbury Tales
  • The Knight's Tale
  • The Miller's Tale
  • The Reeve's Tale
  • The Shipman's Tale
  • The Prioress's Prologue and Tale
  • Sir Thopas
  • Melibeus
  • The Monk's Tale
  • The Nun's Priest's Tale
  • The Wife of Bath's Prologue
  • The Summoner's Tale
  • The Clerk's Tale of Grisild
  • The Squire's Tale
  • The Franklin's Tale
  • The Physician's Tale
  • The Pardoner's Headlink and Tale
  • The Manciple's Prologue
  • The Second Nun's Tale
  • The Canon's Yeoman's Tale
  • The Parson's Tale
  • Index of Figures
  • 0-691-65443-3
  • 0-691-65506-5
  • 0-691-06079-7
  • 1017612615
  • 975016190
  • 992508993
  • 10.1515/9781400886388
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