By Peter Brown

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Xvii– xviii. References and Further Reading Brewer, Derek S. (1966) ‘Images of Chaucer 1386–1900’, in Chaucer and Chaucerians: Critical Studies in Middle English Literature, ed. Derek S. : University of Alabama Press; London: Nelson), 240–70. A succinct and elegant overview of the history of Chaucer’s reputation. —— (1997) ‘Modernising the medieval eighteenth-century translations of Chaucer’, in The Middle Ages after the Middle Ages in the EnglishSpeaking World, ed. Marie-Françoise Alamichel and Derek Brewer (Cambridge: Brewer), 103–20.

H. Kingsley, Early English Text Society, original series 9 (1865), 36. 3 The Canterbury Tales: A Facsimile and Transcription of the Hengwrt Manuscript with Variants from the Ellesmere Manuscript, ed. Paul G. : University of Oklahoma Press, 1979), pp. xvii– xviii. References and Further Reading Brewer, Derek S. (1966) ‘Images of Chaucer 1386–1900’, in Chaucer and Chaucerians: Critical Studies in Middle English Literature, ed. Derek S. : University of Alabama Press; London: Nelson), 240–70. A succinct and elegant overview of the history of Chaucer’s reputation.

In some measure this slippage of principles for hierarchical authority is culturewide. Novel parliamentary efforts at comprehensive social legislation from the 1350s 26 Andrew Galloway to the end of Richard’s reign – initially responses to the devastating changes of the Black Death, and the subsequent rise of scarce labourers’ wages – also waver continually between nostalgic hopes of restoring people to their traditional ‘places’ and a market-oriented set of concerns which bespeaks the forces responsible for moving people out of their traditional ‘places’.

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