The Age of Chaucer by Valerie Allen


The Age of Chaucer by Valerie Allen

Critical introductions to a range of literary topics and genres. This book explores the world in which Chaucer wrote; it offers opportunities for comparison between his work and that of his near contemporaries; and discusses stylistic variations to be found between Chaucer and other writers, and within Chaucer's own texts.


'... provide valuable background and guidance to sixth-formers and students working on their own for exams and coursework for all awarding bodies, not just OCR.'

'Attractivly produced and concisely presented in 128 pages, this is a user-friendly book; students will have no difficulty in locating whatever information they may need.'

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130 pages
Interest Age: From 16


Valerie Allen
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Publication date

15th January 2004



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