A Chaucer Glossary
ISBN10: 0198111711 ISBN13: 9780198111719 Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr on Demand Published: Aug 2 1979 Weight: 0.65lbs. Height: 8.75" Width: 5.50" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
This Glossary, designed as a practical aid to the reading of Chaucer, is intended to be serviceable with any of the widely read editions. Its primary aim is to explain the meanings of words and phrases used by Chaucer in ways which are unfamiliar in modern English. Words used as they are today are not included, but many now in common use do appear, as they had different connotations in Chaucer's time. This concise working tool will be valuable to all Middle English scholars.