By Marilyn Corrie
- An available source that examines contexts necessary to knowing and analyzing writing of the center English period
- Chapters discover the individuality of heart English literature
- Brings jointly dialogue and research by means of a global workforce of center English experts, incorporating clean fabric and new insights
- Includes research of Chaucer's writings, and considers them when it comes to the paintings of his heart English predecessors, contemporaries and successors
- Incorporates dialogue of concerns guidance the notion of center English literature within the current day
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A Concise Companion to Middle English Literature (Concise Companions to Literature and Culture) by Marilyn Corrie