by Mark Allen and John H. Fisher

Web production by Shannon O. Cotrell,
Steve R. Levitt, and Rachael Hill


The Essential Chaucer is a selective, annotated bibliography of Chaucer studies from 1900-1984. It was first published in 1987 by G. K. Hall and Mansell Publishers Limited. The bibliography is divided into almost 90 topics, including themes, techniques, and individual works by Chaucer. Click here for the TABLE OF CONTENTS or the original PREFACE.

CROSS REFERENCES between subsections are provided at the bottom of each subsection, although you will have to use the Back function on your web browser to return to lists of cross-references.

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