Rewriting Chaucer : culture, authority, and the idea of the authentic text, 1400-1602 / edited by Thomas A. Prendergast and Barbara Kline. - Columbus : Ohio State University Press, c1999. - 301 p. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Writing, authenticity, and the fabrication of the Chaucerian text / Chaucer's Canterbury Tales-- politically corrected / Creating comfortable boundaries : scribes, editors, and the invention of the Parson's Tale / Fifteenth-century Prioress's Tale and the problem of anti-semitism / Scribal agendas and the text of Chaucer's tales in British Library MS Harley 7333 / Geoffrey Chaucer and other contributors to the Treatise on the Astrolabe / Bodleian MS Arch. Selden. B. 24 and the "Scotticization" of Middle English verse / Scottish Chaucer, misogynist Chaucer / Rewriting of the Wife of Bath's Prologue in Cambridge Dd.4.24 / Influence of printed editions and manuscripts on the canon of William Thynne's Canterbury Tales / Chaucer's doppelgänger : Thomas Usk and the reformation of Chaucer / Discourses of affinity in the reading communities of Geoffrey Chaucer / Thomas A. Prendergast -- John M. Bowers -- Míċeál F. Vaughan -- Mary F. Godfrey -- Barbara Kline -- Edgar Laird -- Julia Boffey and A.S.G. Edwards -- Carolyn Ives and David Parkinson -- Beverly Kennedy -- Robert Costomiris -- Thomas A. Prendergast -- Stephanie Trigg.

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Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400 --Criticism, Textual.

Transmission of texts--History--16th century.
Manuscripts, Medieval--Editing.--England
Manuscripts, English (Middle)--Editing.
Transmission of texts--History--To 1500.

PR1939 / .R48 1999