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David Aers, "Imagination, Order and Ideology: The Knight's Tale"; critical study [access restricted]

David Aers, "Chaucer: Love, Sex and Marriage"; critical study. [access restricted]

Philip S. Alexander, "Madame Eglantyne, Geoffrey Chaucer and the Problem of Medieval Anti-Semitism"; critical study (relevant to The Prioress' Tale). [access restricted]

Andreas Capellanus, De amore: Excerpts; (Latin, tr. into Modern English) A Treatise on Courtly Love.

Andreas Cappellanus (general note)

Apuleius, The Golden Ass: The Marriage of Cupid and Psyche; (Latin, tr. into Modern English) very distant analogue of Clerk's Tale.

Anon., The Assembly of Ladies (Middle English, glossed); 15th cent, dream vision; by a fifteenth century lady, an admirer of Chaucer (love vision).

Astronomy/Astrology (general note).

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Tristan and Iseult (Bediér's version, tr. into Mod. English).

Guèrin Bèrenger of the Long Arse; fabliau (early 13th cent.), (French, tr. into Modern English); distant analogue of Miller's Tale.

C. David Benson, "Chaucer's Pardoner: His Sexuality and Modern Critics"; critical study.

L. D. Benson, Thematic Unity in the Malory's Morte d'Arthur. (Critical study)

The Tale of Beryn, Prologue; fifteenth-century imitation of the General Prologue. (Middle English, glossed and lightly regularized).

Sir Bevis of Hamptoun (14th cent. English romance)

A blind man and his wife (from Caxton's Fables; analogue of the Merchant's Tale).

Giovanni Boccaccio, Decameron, First Day, Introduction (Italian, tr. into Modern English), containing an account of the Plague.

Giovanni Boccaccio, Decameron, Tenth Day, Fifth Tale (Italian, tr. into Modern English) (analogue of the Franklin's Tale).

Giovanni Boccaccio, Decameron, Sixth Day, Tenth Tale (Italian, tr. into Modern English) (analogue of the Pardoner's Prologue).

Giovanni Boccaccio, Decameron, Seventh Day, Ninth Tale (Italian, tr. into Modern English) (analogue of the Merchant's Tale).

Giovanni Boccaccio, Decameron, Eighth Day, First Tale (Italian, tr. into Modern English) (analogue of the Shipman's's Tale).

Giovanni Boccaccio, Decameron, Ninth Day, Sixth Tale (Italian, tr. into Modern English) (analogue of the Reeve's Tale).

Giovanni Boccaccio, Decameron, Tenth Day, Tenth Tale (Italian, tr. into Modern English) (analogue of the Clerk's Tale).

Giovanni Boccaccio, Il Filocolo, Question IV (Italian, tr. into Modern English) (analogue of the Franklin's Tale).

Giovanni Boccaccio (general note).

Boethius, Consolation of Philosophy, Bk.I, met.1 (Latin, tr. into Modern English); Boethius bewails his miserable state.

Boethus, Consolation of Philosophy, Bk.II, met.8 (Latin, tr. into Modern English); The Fair chain of Love.

Boethius, Consolation of Philosophy, Bk.II, pr.1 (Latin, tr. into Modern English); Dame Philosophy instructs Boethius.

Boethius, Consolation of Philosophy, Bk.II, pr.2 (Latin, tr. into Modern English); The nature of Fortune; Fortune and Tragedy.

Boethius, Consolation of Philosophy, Bk.III, met.12 (Latin, tr. into Modern English); The Story of Orpheus.

Boethius, Consolation of Philosophy, Bk.IV, met.6 (Latin, tr. into Modern English); Love Binds the Warring Elements of the Universe.

Boethius, Consolation of Philosophy, Bk.IV, pr.5-met.5 (Latin, tr. into Modern English); Apparent Confusion of the Universe.

Boethius, Consolation of Philosophy, Bk.IV, pr.5 (Latin, tr. into Modern English); Providence Rules Fortune.

Boethius, Consolation of Philosophy, Bk,IV, pr.7 (Latin, tr. into Modern English); The Uses of Fortune.

Boethius, Consolation of Philosophy, Bk.V, pr.6 (Latin, tr. into Modern English); Divine Providence.

Boethius (general note).

Anon., "Boy Murdered in Paris," (Vernon Ms); (Middle English, modernized) analogue of Prioress's Tale.

The Breton Lays (general note).

The Brut or Chronicles of England: Deposition and death of Richard II (Middle English, lightly regularized); relevant to Life of Chaucer.

Benedict Burgh, Letter to Lydgate; (Middle English, glossed); example of the High Style.

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Christopher Cannon, Raptus in the Chaumpaigne Release and a Newly Discovered Document Concerning the Life of Geoffrey Chaucer (article).

The Canon's Yeoman's Prologue and Tale

A map of the city of Canterbury

Caesarius of Heisterbach, Dialogue of Miracles; Of an administrator, etc.; (Latin, tr. into Modern English) analogue of Friar's Tale.

Caesarius of Heisterbach, Dialogue of Miracles: The Friars in Heaven; (Latin, tr. into Modern English); analogue of Summoner's Tale.

The Canon's Yeoman's Tale (general note).

Mary Carruthers, "The Wife of Bath and the Painting of Lions"; critical study.

Cato, Distichs. Bk. I (Latin and Modern English translation) (moral precepts).

Cato, Distichs. Bk. II (Latin and Modern English translation) (moral precepts).

Cato, Distichs. Bk. III (Latin and Modern English translation) (moral precepts).

Cato, Distichs. Bk. IV (Latin and Modern English translation) (moral precepts).

Cato, The Distichs (Monostichs) (Latin and Modern English) (moral precepts).

Cato ("Catoun" or "Dionysius Cato") (general note).

William Caxton, Golden Legend: The Life of Saint Cecilia (1483); interpretation of the name "Cecilia"; (Late Middle English, modernized) analogue of Second Nun's Tale.

William Caxton, Golden Legend: The Life of Saint Cecilia; (Late Middle English, modernized) analogue of Second Nun's Tale.

Charles d'Orleans, Against the Coming of May (Middle English, glossed) (courtly lyric).

Alain Chartier, La Belle Dame sans Mercy, tr. Sir Richard Roos (Middle English, glossed) (mid 15th cent. Love vision).

Chaucer: The Life of Chaucer (general note); see also A Brief Chronology of Chaucer's Life and Times.

Chaucer: Lease granted to Geoffrey Chaucer in 1374 (Latin tr. in English) (Relevant to life of Chaucer).

Chaucer: Chaucer's contemporary reputation; note and texts (Deschamps' balade in French and English translation; passages from Usk, Hoccleve, Gower, and Lydgate).

Chaucer: Mandate, 1 July, 1390, to the exchequer to allow Chaucer the costs of building scaffolds in Smithfield for the jousts of the preceding May (French, tr. in English) (relevant to Life of Chaucer).

Chaucer: Chaucer's ransom when taken prisoner by the French.

Chaucer Portrait: Hoccleve's Chaucer portrait.

Chaucer Portrait: The Harvard Portrait of Chaucer.

Chaucer Portrait: The Ellesmere Portrait of Chaucer.

Thomas Chestre, Sir Launfal (Middle English, glossed) (Breton Lay).

Anon., The Little Children's Little Book (Middle English, lightly regularized); courtesy book c. 1480 (instruction in manners and morals).

Christine da Pisan, The Epistle of Cupid, tr. by Thomas Hoccleve (Middle English, glossed); (courtly love) a defense of women.

Cicero ("Tully") (general note).

Sir John Clanvowe, "The Cuckoo and the Nightingale" (Middle English, glossed) (love vision) (courtly love).

Clerk's Tale (general note).

The Clerk's Prologue and Tale (an interlinear translation).

A Glossarial Concordance to the works of Chaucer (Riverside edition) and to the English works of Gower (Macaulay edition).

The Cook's Tale (general note).

The Cook's Prologue and Tale (an interlinear translation).

Anon., A Cookery Book (Middle English, tr. into Modern English where necessary); (Harleian MS. 4016, about 1450 A.D.); (noble meals and feasts).

Courtly Love (general note).

Susan Crane, "Medieval Romance and Feminine Difference in The Knight's Tale"; critical study.

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Dante Alighieri, Letter to Can Grande (Selections) (Latin, tr. into Modern English) (Literary criticism; allegorical interpretation).

Dante Alighieri, Divine Comedy, Inferno, canto xxxiii, 1-90 (Italian and Modern English); Ugolino episode, analogue of The Monk's Tale.

Dante Alighieri, Canzone, Tractate IV (tr. into Modern English); discussion of nobility; analogue of The Wife of Bath's Tale.

Dante Alighieri (general note).

Dante Alighieri, Divine Comedy, Paradisio 33, 1-21 (Italian and Modern English); Prayer to the Virgin.

Descriptions of Beautiful People: (From Geoffrey of Vinsauf's Poetria Nova, The Romance of the Rose, and Guy of Warwick (Examples of rhetorical descriptio.)

The Dialects of Middle English: see English Language.

Diction, romance (general note).

E.T. Donaldson, "Chaucer the Pilgrim"; critical study.

Popular English Drama; mystery plays; (general note).

John Dryden, Preface to The Fables(1700); Literary criticism; an appreciation of Chaucer; comparison to Ovid.

John Dryden, The Flower and the Leaf, (Modern English trans. by John Dryden, in The Fables(1700); 15th-century Love Vision by a female admirer of Chaucer.

John Dryden, "The Wife of Bath, Her Tale," Modern English translation from, The Fables (1700) (Translations of Ovid and Chaucer).

John Dryden (1631-1700); admirer and translator of Chaucer (general note).

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Ellesmere Manuscript; (general note); nineteenth-century woodcuts of the Ellesmere portraits.

Anon., The Romance of Emare (Middle English, glossed) (Breton Lay).

The English Language in Chaucer's time (general note).

Eustache d'Amiens, The Butcher of Abbeville; fabliau (French, tr. into Modern English); distant analogue of Merchant's Tale.

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The Fabliaux (general note).

Final -e (brief note on its history).

Anon., The Flower and the Leaf (Middle English, glossed); 15th Cent. love vision by a Lady, an admirer of Chaucer (love vision).

Fragments (or Groups) of tales (brief note).

Anon., Prologue to the Lai le Frain (Middle English, glossed) (Breton Lay).

Benjamin Franklin, Edition of an English translation of Cato's Distichs (general note; introduction quoted at length.)

Benjamin Franklin, Title Page of his edition of Cato.

The Franklin's Tale (general note).

The Franklin's Prologue and Tale (an interlinear translation).

The Friar's Tale (general note).

The Friar's Prologue and Tale (interlinear translation)

Jean Froissart, Chronicles of England, France, etc. (French, tr. into Modern English); The jousts at St. Ingelvere (knightly life; tournaments).

Jean Froissart, Chronicles of England, France. etc. (French, tr. into Modern English); reception of Queen Isabella (court festivals).

Jean Froissart, Chronicles of England, France, etc. (French, tr. into Modern English); challenge to a duel by Saracens (knightly life).

Jean Froissart, Chronicles of England, France, etc. (French, tr. into Modern English); Grand tournament in London (knightly life);

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Anon., Tale of Gamelyn, English Popular Romance, 14th cent. (glossed).

The General Prologue (general note).

The General Prologue (an interlinear translation).

Geoffrey of Monmouth, Histories of the Kings of Britain (The account of King Arthur); (Latin tr. in Mod. English).

Jean Bodel, Gombert and the Two Clerks; fabliau (French, tr. into Modern English); analogue of Reeve's Tale.

Anon., The Goodman of Paris; (French, tr. into Modern English) (literary criticism) Comment on Petrarch's Tale of Griselda.

Anon., Goodman of Paris; example of an attempt to use a contract to control marriage; (French, tr. into Modern English) vague analogue to Clerk's Tale.

Anon., The Goodman of Paris; (French, tr. into Modern English) comments on the story of Melibee.

A Glossary for the Works of Chaucer (Riverside edition).

John Gower,
Prologue to The Confessio Amantis (Middle English, glossed).

John Gower, Note that the Glossarial Concordance to the works of Chaucer (Riverside edition) also contains the English works of Gower (Macaulay edition).

John Gower, Confessio Amantis Bk.I, 93-202 (Middle English, glossed); John Gower in Love (courtly love).

John Gower, Confessio Amantis Bk.II, 587-1612 (Middle English, glossed); The Tale of Constance; analogue of MLT.

John Gower, Confessio Amantis Bk. II, 1407-1882,Tale of Florent (analogue to Wife of Bath's Tale; Middle English, glossed).

John Gower, Confessio Amantis, Bk. III, 142-359, Tale of Canace and Machaire; Middle English, glossed.

John Gower, Confessio Amantis, Bk. III, 783-817,Tale of Phebus and the Crow (analogue of Manciple's Tale).

John Gower, Confessio Amantis, Bk. IV, 451-632, discussion of Alchemy (Middle English, glossed).

John Gower, Confessio Amantis, Bk. VII, 380-520 (Middle English, glossed); (science); Discussion of the Four Complexions (or Humors).

John Gower, Confessio Amantis, Bk. VII, 625-1506 (Middle English, glossed); discussion of Astronomy.

John Gower, Confessio Aman., Bk. VII, 5131-5306 (Middle English, glossed); The Tale of Virginia; analogue of Physician's Tale.

John Gower, Confessio Aman., Bk. VIII, 2814-2970 (Middle English, glossed); John Gower's Farewell to Love and Venus' message to Chaucer; (courtly love).

Note on Gower's Spelling.

John Gower (general note).

Richard F. Green, "The Sexual Normality of Chaucer's Pardoner"; critical study.

Anon., The Green Knight (Middle English, glosssed) (popular romance; adaptation of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight).

Groups (or Fragments) of tales (brief note).

Guy of Warwick; Auchinleck version, Part II (c. 1330; English romance).

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Anon., Harley 27; (Middle English, glossed) courtly religious lyric.

Punishment of the Pillory and Whetstone, for pretending to be a Hermit. (Latin tr. in English; relevant to Pilgrimages).

Anon., The Townley (Wakefield) Mystery Plays: Herod the Great; popular drama; (Middle English, regularized and glossed).

The High Style (general note).

History (general note); links to external sites only.

Anon., Old Hogyn's Adventure; (Middle English, glossed) 15th Century Ballad; analogue of Miller's Tale.

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Index of Interlinear translations.

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Jacques de Baisieux, Tale of the Priest's Bladder; (early 14th cent.), fabliau (French, tr. into Modern English); analogue of Summoner's Tale.

Jean de Meun, Romance of the Rose (French, tr. into Modern English); Duenna's advice on table manners.

Jean de Meun, Roman de la rose (French, tr. into Modern English); discussion of marriage.

Jean de Meun, The Romance of the Rose; Tragedies of Fortune (Nero and Croesus); (French, tr. into Modern English); analogue of Monk's Tale.

Jean de Meun, The Romance of the Rose; Fals-Semblant's Speech; (French, tr. into Modern English).

Jean de Meun, The Romance of the Rose: Tale of Virginia; (French, tr. into Modern English) analogue of Physician's Tale.

Jean de Meun, The Romance of the Rose; Fals-Semblant's "Confession"; (French, tr. into Modern English); analogue of Summoner's Tale.

Jean de Meun, The Romance of the Rose: The Duenna's Speech; (French, tr. into Modern English) analogue of Wife of Bath's Prologue.

St. Jerome, Against Jovinianus, Book I: "Why Men Should not Marry"; (Latin, tr. into Modern English) analogue of Wife of Bath's Prologue.

St. Jerome, Against Jovinianus, Book I "Chastity Among the Pagans"; (Latin, tr. into Modern English) analogue of Wife of Bath's Prologue.

St. Jerome, Against Jovinianus, Book I: "Theophrastus, Golden Book"; (Latin, tr. into Modern English) analogue of Wife of Bath's Prologue.

St. Jerome, Against Jovinianus, Book I (Selections); (Latin, tr. into Modern English) analogue of Wife of Bath's Prologue.

Jousts in Smithfield (from the Brut or Chronicle of England, modernized).

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George Lyman Kittredge, Chaucer's Discussion of Marriage,"; critical study.

George Lyman Kittredge, "Chaucer's Pardoner"; critical study.

The Knight's Tale (general note).

The Knight's Tale (an interlinear translation).

Knight's Tale (summarized).

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Geoffrey of Vinsauf's Lament for King Richard (Lat. tr. in Modern English; example of rhetorical high style.)

Chronicle of Lanercost: An avaricious Archdeacon; (Latin, tr. into Modern English) analogue of Friars' Prologue.

William Langland, Piers Plowman (general note).

William Langland, Piers Plowman; Prologue; (Middle English, tr. into Modern English).

William Langland, Piers Plowman, Passus I (Middle English, tr. into Modern English); The Fair Field of Folk.

William Langland, Piers Plowman, Passus II (Middle English, tr. into Modern English); Lady Meed and Her Admirers.

William Langland, Piers Plowman, Passus III (Middle English, tr. into Modern English); Lady Meed to be married.

William Langland, Piers Plowman, Passus IV (Middle English, tr. into Modern English); The King, Meed, and Reason.

William Langland, Piers Plowman, Passus V (Middle English, tr. into Modern English); The Seven Deadly Sins.

William Langland, Piers Plowman, Passus VI (Middle English, tr. into Modern English); Piers sets all to work.

William Langland, Piers Plowman, Passus VII (Middle English, tr. into Modern English); The Pardon of Piers Plowman.

William Langland, Piers Plowman, Passus XVIII (Middle English, tr. into Modern English); The Harrowing of Hell.

The Knight of LaTour-Landry (general note).

Anon., The Book of the Knight of Latour-Landry, Prologue (Middle English, glossed); (moral instruction) (courtly love); The Knight's Love for his deceased wife; (literary criticism) how he wrote this book and why in prose.

Anon., The Book of the Knight of Latour-Landry, ch. 1 (Middle English, glossed); Literary critcism; how to read this book.

Anon., The Book of the Knight of Latour-Landry, ch. 13 (Middle English, glossed); (moral instruction); (courtly love); the Knight shocked by a flirtatious lady.

Anon., The Book of the Knight of Latour-Landry, ch. 16 (Middle English, glossed); (moral instruction), Tale of a Tell-Tale Bird (distant analogue of Manciple's Tale.)

Anon., The Book of the Knight of Latour-Landry, chs. 122-123 (Middle English, glossed); (moral instruction); debate between the Knight and his wife on courtly love.

Anon., The Book of the Knight of Latour-Landry, ch 131 (Middle English, glossed); (moral instruction); the Lady deals with a flirtatious knight.

Anon., Libeaus Desconnus; "The Fair Unknown," Middle English Romance (14th cent.) glossed.

Life of Chaucer

Livy, History of Appius and Virginia; (Latin, tr. into Modern English) analogue of Physician's Tale.

Lollards: Wycliffe and the Lollards

Anon., The Lover's Mass (Middle English, glossed); 15th-cent.love vision.

John Lygate, The Siege of Thebes, Prologue; (Middle English, glossed) imitation of GP.

John Lydgate, (general note).

John Lydgate, Lydgate and Burgh's Secrees of old Philosophers (Selections, translated).

John Lydgate, The Fall of Princes (Middle English, modernized); the story of Sampson; analogue of Monk's Tale.

John Lydgate, Epithalamion for Gloucester (Middle English, regularized and glossed); an example of the High Style.

Lyric Poetry (general note).

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Malory, The Book of Gareth (in le Morte d'Arthur; English prose romance.

The Man of Law's Tale (general note).

The Man of Law's Introduction, Prologue, Tale, and Epilogue (An interlinear translation).

The Manciple's Tale (general note).

The Manciple's Prologue and Tale (an interlinear translation).

Manuscripts and Art (general note). (links only here)

Marie de France, Fable of the Cock and the Fox; (French, tr. into Modern English by W.W. Skeat) analogue of Nun's Priest's Tale.

Marie de France, Two Fabliaux; (French, tr. into Modern English).

Monica E. McAlpine, "The Pardoner's Homosexuality and How It Matters"; critical study. [access restricted]

Anon., Expenses of Aroganese ambassadors, 1415 (Latin, Trans. into Modern English); (noble meals).

Meals & Manners (general note).

The Tale of Melibee (general note).

Tale of Melibee, An interlinear translation.

Or see Tale of Melibee, literally translated

Anon., The Merchant and his Magpie; (French, tr. into Modern English) analogue of Manciple's Tale.

The Merchant's Tale (general note).

The Merchant's Prologue, Tale, and Epilogue (an interlinear translation).

Middle English, Note on Middle English dialects: Selection from The Second Shepherds' Play; (Middle English, glossed) illustrating Northern Dialect as in Reeve's Tale.

Middle English, Note on Middle English dialects; Ranulph Higden; (Latin, tr. into Middle English by John Trevisa) (Middle English, glosssed).

Anon., The Miller and the Two Clerks; fabliau (French, tr. into Modern English); analogue of Reeve's Tale.

The Miller's Prologue and Tale (general note).

The Miller's Prologue and Tale (an interlinear translation).

The Monk's Tale (general note).

The Prologue of the Monk's Tale and The Monk's Tale, an interlinear translation.

Girolamo Morlini, Novellae: The Monk who Prophesied an Earthquake; (Latin, tr. into Modern English) analogue of the Miller's Tale.

Masuccio Salernitano, Novellino; Viola and her Lovers; (Italian, tr. into Modern English) analogue of the Miller's Tale.

Charles Muscatine, "The Knight's Tale," from his Chaucer and the French Tradition; critical study. [access restricted]

Charles Muscatine, "The Nun's Priest's Tale," from Chaucer and the French Tradition; critical study. [access restricted]

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Anon., The Townley (Wakefield) Play of Noah; popular drama; (Middle English, regularized and glossed).

Anon., Novelle; (Italian, summarized in Modern English) analogues of Pardoner's Tale.

The Nun's Priest's Tale (general note).

The Nun's Priest's Prologue, Tale, and Epilogue (an interlinear translation).

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Order of the Canterbury Tales (brief note).

Anon., Sir Orfeo (Middle English, tr. into Modern English; Breton Lay).

Other Sites (with links) for Chaucer and Middle English (general note).

Ovid (general note).

Ovid, Amores I.viii (Latin, tr. into Modern English); the Bawd Dipsas; distant analogue of Wife of Bath's Prologue.

Ovid, Metamorphoses, Bk. II (Latin, tr. into Modern English); Tale of Coronis and Birth of Esculapius; analogue to Manciple's Tale.

Ovid, Metamorphoses, Bk. II,Tale of Midas; (Latin, tr. into modern English), relevant to Wife of Bath's Tale.

Ovid, Metamorphoses, Bk.IX (Latin, tr. into Modern English); the Death of Hercules; analogue of Monk's Tale.

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The Pardoner's Introduction, Prologue, and Tale (general note).

The Pardoner's Introduction, Prologue, and Tale. (an interlinear translation).

The Parson's Tale (general note).

The Parson's Prologue (an interlinear translation).

The Parson's Tale (a modern English translation).

Lee W. Patterson, "Chaucerian Confession"; critical study (Pardoner).

Derek Pearsall, "Chaucer's Pardoner and the Death of a Salesman;" critical study.

Derek Pearsall, Thirty Years Bibliography of Chaucer and other Middle English topics.

Peasant's Revolt: for an account of Wat Tyler and the revolt see Gray's Scalacronica and the Anonimalle Chronicle.

Francis Petrarch (general note).

Petrarch, Tale of Griselda (analogue of Clerk's Tale).

Petrarch, Letters of Old Age (Latin, tr. into Modern English; (literary critcism) introduction to his Story of Griselda; analogue to Clerk's Tale.

Petrarch, S'amor non é and Chaucer's Canticus Troili (Italian and Middle English).

The Physician's Tale (general note).

The Physician's Tale (an interlinear translation).

Pilgrimages (general note).

Anon., The Priest and the Lady; fabliau (French, tr. into Modern English); distant analogue to Shipman's Tale.

Guèrin, The Priest Who Peeked; fabliau (French, tr. into Modern English); distant analogue of Merchant's Tale.

The Prioress's Tale (general note).

The Prioress's Prologue and Tale (an interlinear translation).

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Reading Chaucer Aloud (brief treatment).

The Reeve's Tale (general note).

The Reeve's Prologue and Tale (an interlinear translation).

Chaucer's Retraction (general note).

Chaucer's Retraction (an interlinear translation)

Anon., Roman de Renart: How Reynard captured Chanticleer; (French, summarized in Modern English); analogue of Nun's Priest's Tale.

Anon,, Fair Maid of Ribbesdale (a Harley Lyric); (Middle English, glosssed) analogue of the Miller's Tale.

Rhetoric; see The High Style (general note).

Anon., The Rich Man and his Wife; Italian, tr. in Modern English; (analogue to Merchant's Tale).

Rime Royal stanza.

Anon., Death of Robin Hood; (Middle English, regularized) "ballad romance."

Anon., Robin Hood's Death (Modern English, English ballad).

Anon., A Gest of Robyn Hode; (Middle English) ("ballad romance").

Anon., Geste of Robin Hood; (Middle English, regularized version) "ballad romance."

English Romance (general note).

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Hans Sachs, The Smith in the Kneading Tub; (German, tr. into Modern English) analogue to Miller's Tale.

Sir Thomas Gray, The `Scalacronica' (Anglo-Norman tr. in English.) (account of the campaign in France in 1359-60; relevant to Chaucer's Life).

The Scrope-Grosvenor Trial (1385-1390).

The Scrope-Grosvenor Trial; Waldegrave deposition. (Cf. campaigns of Chaucer's Knight.)

The Scrope-Grosvenor Trial; Sabraham deposition. (Cf. campaigns of Chaucer's Knight.)

The Scrope-Grosvenor Trial; John de Rither's deposition (tournaments, decorative use of arms.)

The Scrope-Grosvenor Trial; Aton deposition. (Tournaments.)

The Scrope-Grosvenor Trial; Sully deposition. (Claims to be 105 years old.)

The Scrope-Grosvenor Trial; Chaucer's deposition (relating his brief military career and providing evidence for his age).

The Second Nun's Tale (general note).

The Second Nun's Prologue and Tale (an interlinear translation).

The Shipman's Tale (general note).

The Shipman's Tale (an interlinear translation),

Albert H. Silverman, "Sex and Money in Chaucer's Shipman's Tale"; critical study.

The Sowdon of Babylon and His Son Ferumbras (English Charlemagne Romance, c.1400).

An index to the spellings in the Works of Chaucer (Riverside edition).

Spring (general note on motif in GP).

Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, Cantos II and IV; (archaic Modern English, glossed) Continuation of the Squire's Tale.

The Squire's Tale (general note).

The Squire's Introduction and Tale, an interlinear translation.

Duties of the Squires of the King's Household, 15th century (French, tr. in English) (illustrating Chaucer's Life).

Statius ("Stace") (general note).

Stanza (rime royal).

Jack Straw's rebellion; an account (modernized) from the London chronicle The Brut or Chronicle of England).

The Summoner's Prologue and Tale (general note).

The Summoner's Prologue and Tale (interlinear translation).

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Teach Yourself to Read Chaucer's Middle English

Anon., The Ten Commandments of Love (Middle English, glossed); (courtly love).

The Martyrdom of Thomas à Becket.

Thomas, Duke of Gloucester: Rules for judicial duels (temp. Ric. II) (Latin, tr. into Modern English) (knightly life).

Sir Thopas (general note).

William Thorpe, The examination of Master William Thorpe (Lollard beliefs on pilgrimages) (Middle English, modernized.)

Anon., Tournament of Tottenham (Middle English, modernized) mock romance; analogue of Sir Thopas.

Anon., The Earl of Toulous (Middle English, glossed) (Breton Lay).

Tournaments and Chivalric Ceremony (general note).

The Twelve Conclusions of the Lollards

Wat Tyler's Rebellion; see also Anonimalle Chronicle

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Anon., Vrbanitate; a handbook of manners for boys; c. 1460 (Middle English, regularized); (instruction on manners and morals).

- V -

Duties of valets of the King's Chamber (French tr. in English; relevant to Chaucer's life).

Virgil (general note).

Visions of Love (general note on 15th cent. love visions by imitators of Chaucer).

Vocabulary, romance borrowings (general note).

Vowels (The Great Vowel Shift (brief note with charts).

A Voyage to Compostella (15th cent.; Middle English, glossed and slightly regularized; relevant to pilgrimages).

- W -

Anon., The Wedding of Sir Gawain and Dame Ragnell; (c. 1450) (Middle English, regularized and glossed) (analogue of Wife of Bath's Tale).

William Wey, Itinerary for pilgrimage to Jerusalem; (Middle English, modernized; relevant to pilgrimages).

Wycliffe and the Lollards

The Wife of Bath's Prologue (general note).

The Wife of Bath's Tale (general note).

The Wife of Bath's Prologue and Tale (An interlinear translation).

Women Writers (general note).

Woodcuts of the Ellesmere portraits

Adam of Cobham, The Wright's Chaste Wife; "bourgeoise" fabliau (Middle English, regularized and glossed).

- Y -

Ywain and Gawain (14th cent. English Romance).

 

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