Fourteenth-century author, poet, and civil servant Geoffrey Chaucer has delighted readers through the ages with his colorful tales filled with humanity, grace, and strength. He is best known for The Canterbury Tales, a vibrant account of life in England during his own day. That canonical work, along with some of Chaucer's lesser-known works, is thoughtfully presented in this invaluable reference resource. This new volume in the Bloom's How to Write about Literature series assists students in developing paper topics about this frequently studied English author.
CONTENTS Acknowledgments Series Introduction Volume Introduction How to Write a Good Essay How to Write About Geoffrey Chaucer The Canterbury Tales: Overview and the General Prologue The Knight's Tale The Miller's Tale The Reeve's Tale The Wife of Bath's Tale The Clerk's Tale The Franklin's Tale The Pardoner's Tale The Prioress's Tale The Nun's Priest's Tale Troilus and Criseyde The Complaints Index