In that sense, it's like a Chaucerian
morality tale, which made it really interesting for me.'
Another delicious style apercu comes when Zoe Wanamaker's gloriously foul-mouthed British intelligence officer launches into a rampage of Chaucerian
insults -- perfectly in keeping, psychologically, with the ostensibly unassuming cardi and grey trousers she's wearing, once you clock a zany scarf and stripy socks.
An impressively informative, exceptionally well organized and presented study, "Chaucer's Verse Art in its European Context" is enhanced for academia with the inclusion of a twenty-two page bibliographic listing of Works Cited, a twelve page Glossary, and a five page Index, making it an ideal and unreservedly recommended addition to college and university library Medieval/Renaissance collections in general, and Chaucerian
Studies supplemental reading lists in particular.
Virgil Flowers, an agent of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, is one of the few series detectives to have a Homeric epithet -- no, make that a bawdy Chaucerian
Because trigonometry, Chaucerian
prose, tectonic plates and melting biros on a Bunsen burner are all, I'm sure, vitally important.
Everywhere one is grabbed by shoves and shouts and smells and smiles." On this same note, he wrote, "this is a brawny, rough-and-tumble, rollicking place, animated by the earthy good humor of its Chaucerian
xvii) may have a slightly fusty, if Chaucerian
, ring; but she extends the metaphor--perhaps unwittingly--at the Preface's end, quoting the view of an anonymous reader that the present volume also showcases 'a whole new generation of manuscript scholars', whose contributions represent, in turn, a 'young[,] dynamic and developing field' (p.
The answer may rest in the nature of the poem itself, which is a farcical dream-vision in which a Chaucerian
persona named Geffrey witnesses the inept and arbitrary inner workings of fame.
Even more structurally important to Chaucerian
dream visions are lists of prior authors.
Sam Schuman would no doubt go Chaucerian
in praising Richard Badenhausen, perhaps combining passages from the Clerk, the Knight, and the Parson, but we will simply say thank you, Richard, and keep it up!
So important was Richard Tarleton's death that his vacant role prompted a revival of dramatic monologue written in the Chaucerian
There's everything from Chaucerian
mucky puns and wicked wordplay to calculated disassemblies of bigotry and conceitedness.