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Originally published in 1972. This important work of Chaucerian scholarship deals with two aspects of the poet and his work - his individual achievement and his place in history - and demonstrates that in both these senses Chaucer is a maker of English poetry. The author assesses the extent of Chaucer's debt to the English tradition. She considers the development of his 'urbane' manner as a new poetic technique and, with reference to such poems as the Parlement of Foules and the House of Fame, discusses new themes in the ...

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    • Title: Chaucer and the Making of English Poetry, Volume 1 by P. M. Kean
    • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
    • Print ISBN: 9780367357504, 036735750X
    • eText ISBN: 9781000681321
    • Edition: 2021 1st edition
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