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By Peggy Knapp

First released in 1990, Chaucer and the Social Contest takes a clean view of The Canterbury Tales, by way of putting the storytelling contest one of the Canterbury pilgrims in the higher social contests within the altering England of the overdue fourteenth century. the writer makes a speciality of 3 an important fields of competition: the department of social tasks into the 3 estates, the controversies round Wycliffite inspiration and perform, and the jobs of girls. Drawing on fresh literary concept, fairly Bakhtin and Foucault, Peggy Knapp deals either a studying of approximately all of the stories and an issue approximately how such readings turn up, either for Chaucer’s earliest audiences and for us.

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