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1

Why Chaucer calls 'The Franklin's Tale' a Breton Lai

Kathryn Hume (1972)

2

Letter and Gloss in the Friar's and Summoner's Tales

Mary Carruthers (1972)

3

Why does Carruthers identity the D-fragment as being the section in which Chaucer most closely explores the glossing problem?

6/12 uses of the words 'gloss' and 'glossing' in the TALES occur here

4

Chaucer's Novelized, Carnivalized Exemplum: A Bakhtinian Reading of 'The Friar's Tale'

Katie Homar (2010)

5

Which critic argues that the FRIAR'S is a liminal tale, echoing the liminality of the Bakhtinian carnival world?

Morton Bloomfield (1983)

6

Which critic argues that the Friar temporarily outdoes the less educated Summoner?

Katie Homar (2010)

7

Which critic first proposed the 'Marriage Group'?

Eleanor Prescott Hammond (1908)

8

Which critic argues that the tension between experience and textual authority is central to the Wife of Bath's Prologue?

Helen Cooper (1996)

9

Which critic developed on the idea of the 'Marriage Group'?

George Lyman Kittredge (1912)

10

Which critic famously characterised the Pardoner as the one lost soul on the pilgrimage?

George Lyman Kittredge (1893)

11

The Medieval Theory of Literature for Refreshment and its Use in the Fabliau Tradition

Glending Olson (1974)

12

The Containment of Symkyn: The Function of Space in the "Reeve's Tale"

Peter Brown (1980)

13

Chaucerian Game-Earnest and the Argument of Herbergage in "The Canterbury Tales"

Gerhard Joseph (1970)

14

A Preface to Chaucer

Durant Waite Robertson (1962)

15

Which source of The Reeve's does Peter Brown refer to in his discussion of space?

"Le Meunier et les II Clers"

16

Flying Chaucers, Insectile Ecclesiasts, and Pilgrims Through Space and Time: The Science Fiction Chaucer

T. S. Miller (2013)

17

Chaucer at Large: The Poet in the Modern Imagination

Steve Ellis (2000)

18

A SISTER, DIPPED IN BLOOD’: SATIRIC INVERSION OF THE FORMATION TECHNIQUES OF WOMEN RELIGIOUS IN MARGARET ATWOOD'S NOVEL ‘THE HANDMAID'S TALE

Anne Kaler (1989)

19

The Handmaid's Tale’: ‘Historical Notes’ and Documentary Subversion

Dominick Grace (1998)

20

Which critic comments on Offred's stresses on the failure of any single reading, the complications of textual authority and her privileging of experience over artefact?

Dominick Grace (1998)

21

Which critic comments on how unusual it is for a daughter to betray her father in a fabliau?

Nicole Nolan Sidhu (2016)

22

Which critic comments that the anxiety-ridden world of the REEVE'S doesn't allow for the CAREFREE transgression conventional of th FABLIAUX?

Nicole Nolan Sidhu (2016)

23

Which critic comments on Chaucer's attempt to 'restore us to the opening of the poem' in POF and Chaucer's use of the rondel?

James Dean (1986)

24

Which critic discusses Chaucer's departure from the central comfort and consolation tradition in the French DITS AMOREUX, arguing that the poet instead aligns himself w Machaut and Froissart?

William Calin (1994)

25

Which critic argues that the Black Knight 'is a figure of grief, not a real person'?

Robert Watson (2001)