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Chaucer and the Norse and Celtic Worlds

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Chaucer and the Norse and Celtic Worlds - McTurk, Rory
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Through an examination of Old Norse and Celtic parallels to certain works of Chaucer, McTurk here identifies hitherto unrecognized sources for these works in early Irish tradition. He revives the idea that Chaucer visited Ireland between 1361 and 1366, placing new emphasis on the date of the enactment of the Statues of Kilkenny. Examining Chaucer's House of Fame, McTurk uncovers parallels involving eagles, perilous entrances, and scatological jokes about poetry in the Topographia Hibernie by Gerald of Wales, Snorri ...

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Chaucer and the Norse and Celtic Worlds 2018, Routledge, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9781138378155

Trade paperback

Chaucer and the Norse and Celtic Worlds 2005, Routledge, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780754603917

Hardcover