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Author Whiting, Bartlett Jere, 1904-1995.

Title Chaucer's use of proverbs, by Bartlett Jere Whiting.

Imprint Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1934.


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Description xii, 297 p. 22 cm.
Series Harvard studies in comparative literature. v. 11
Note "This book was a section of my doctoral dissertation [Harvard University, 1932]"--p. ix.
"Chaucer's usage is compared with that of other writers of his time or before, and appendices contain the proverbial material, or references to it, in the fabliaux, the works of Eustache Deschamps, and the French and English works of John Gower."--Pref.
Bibliography "Notes": p. [195]-203.
Subject Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400 -- Style.
Deschamps, Eustache, 1346?-1406.
Gower, John, 1325?-1408.
Proverbs, English -- Middle English, 1100-1500.
Proverbs, French -- To 1500.
Aphorisms and apothegms.
Comparative literature -- English (Middle English) and French (Old French)
Comparative literature -- French (Old French) and English (Middle English)
French poetry -- To 1500 -- History and criticism.

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