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Troilus and Criseyde (Oxford World's Classics)

Troilus and Criseyde (Oxford World's Classics)
Author: Geoffrey Chaucer
ISBN 13: 9780199555079
ISBN 10: 199555079
Edition: 1
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2009-01-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
List Price: $10.95

Chaucer's masterpiece and one of the greatest narrative poems in English, the story of the lovers Troilus and Criseyde is renowned for its deep humanity and penetrating psychological insight. This is a modern English prose translation intended as an accurate guide to the Middle English original, and a readable translation in its own right. This edition includes an introduction by a major Chaucerean scholar, an index of the names associated with the Trojan War, and an illuminating index of Proverbs.


Apparently a reprint of a 1989 edition of the poem for beginning Chaucer readers, based on A. C. Baugh's 1963 . Shoaf includes many marginal glosses, extensive annotations, a brief glossary of frequently occurring difficult words, and an introduction that sets the literary and historical context. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)