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By Florence Percival

Chaucer's Legend of excellent ladies is a testomony to the disparate perspectives of ladies typical within the center a while. Dr Percival contends that the complicated medieval idea of girl informs the constitution of the poem: within the Prologue Chaucer praises traditional principles of woman advantage, whereas within the Legends he demonstrates a funny scepticism, it appears encouraged through a modern antifeminist culture. the talk Chaucer therefore promotes might be depended on to entertain many medieval readers, whilst that it demonstrates the ability of the vernacular translator/poet to address language wittily and to do exactly as he pleases with the august texts of the prior. it is a accomplished account of the Legend's interpretative puzzles, which doesn't forget about the part of political writing, and provides to an in depth and nuanced analyzing of the textual content an exam of literary, ancient, and social contexts.

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