The Wife of Bath's Tale Further Reading - Essay

Geoffrey Chaucer

Further Reading

(Poetry Criticism)


Amsler, Mark. “The Wife of Bath and Women's Power.” Assays 4 (1987): 67-83.

Examines the issues of class standing, wealth, and self-sufficiency for women in Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, using the Wife of Bath as an example.

Beidler, Peter G. “Transformations in Gower's Tale of Florent and Chaucer's Wife of Bath's Tale.” In Chaucer and Gower: Difference, Mutuality, Exchange, edited by R. F. Yeager, pp. 100-14. Victoria, British Colombia: University of Victoria, 1991.

Studies the differences and similarities between John Gower's Tale of Florent and Chaucer's Wife of...

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