Changing Chaucer

  title={Changing Chaucer},
  author={R. F. Green},
  journal={Studies in the Age of Chaucer},
  pages={27 - 52}
  • R. Green
  • Published 5 October 2016
  • Linguistics
  • Studies in the Age of Chaucer
Let me begin by apologizing for the somewhat gnomic quality of my title. It’s the result of a scholarly subterfuge I suppose most of us have practiced at one time or another: the trick of being noncommittal when asked to provide the title for a paper we’re still months away from writing. If, last January, I was pretty sure I wanted to talk to you today about forms of metamorphosis in Chaucer, I was still unsure whether to choose The Franklin’s Tale or The Canon’s Yeoman’s Tale as my primary… 
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