Jankyn's Book of Wikked Wyves: The Primary Texts: Vol 1 - Using Materials Collected by Karl Young and Robert A. Pratt

Jankyn's Book of Wikked Wyves: The Primary Texts: Vol 1 - Using Materials Collected by Karl Young and Robert A. Pratt

By: Traugott Lawler (editor), Ralph Hanna (editor)Hardback

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The three medieval texts that make up "Jankyn's Book of Wikked Wyves" have formed a vital part of Chaucerian research for more than half a century. Integrated here for the first time, these texts now form a cornerstone volume of the Chaucer Library series.Near the end of her prologue, Chaucer's Wife of Bath tells how her fifth husband, Jankyn, a clerk of Oxford, taunted her by reading from a collection of antifeminist tracts. The contents of Jankyn's book include three texts tha

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Ralph Hanna III -Professor of English, University of California, USA, and Lecturer in Palaeography, Oxford University Traugott Lawler - Professor of English, Yale University, USA

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/12/1997
  • ISBN13: 9780820319209
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 296
  • ID: 9780820319209
  • weight: 689
  • ISBN10: 0820319201

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