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An Interpretation of Chaucer's Parlementof Foules." Speculum 30 (1955):444-57.

and started new arguments about the text and its interpretation

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309-27; and Chaucer Criticism, Volume II:
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—. Fallible Authors: Chaucer’s Pardoner and Wife of Bath. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 2008. [The starting point for Minnis’s discussion is Donatism–whether a priest in sin can even so validly perform sacraments. He traces the echoes of Chaucer’s texts throughout contemporary philosophical and theological texts, including Wycliffite writings, concerned with truth and verifiability, women priests, sin, sexuality, and the sacraments.]

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"Chaucer's Parlement of Foules: A Philosophical Interpretation."  24 (April 1948): 81­89.
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Loomis, Roger. “Was Chaucer a Laodicean?” Essays and Studies in Honor of Carleton Brown. Ed. Percy W. Long. New York: New York Univ. Press, 1940. 129-48. Rpt. in Richard J. Schoeck and Jerome Taylor, eds. Chaucer Criticism: The Canterbury Tales. Notre Dame: Univ. of Notre Dame Press, 1960. 291-310.


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Examples include Princess Melusine in French dynastic mythology, Dame Ragnelle, and the old woman in the Wife of Bath's Tale from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.

Geoffrey Chaucer 1340?-1400 English poet, prose writer, and translator
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—. Literature and Complaint in England, 1272-1553. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 2007. [This book “argues that texts ranging from political libels and pamphlets to laments of the unrequited lover constitute a literature shaped by the new and crucial role of complaint in the law courts. She describes how complaint took on central importance in the development of institutions such as Parliament and the common law in later medieval England, and argues that these developments shaped a literature of complaint within and beyond the judicial process. She traces the story of the literature of complaint from the earliest written bills and their links with early complaint poems in English, French, and Latin, through writings associated with political crises of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, to the libels and petitionary pamphlets of Reformation England. A final chapter, which includes analyses of works by Chaucer, Hoccleve, and related writers, proposes far-reaching revisions to current histories of the arts of composition in medieval England.”]

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—. Documentary Culture and the Making of English Literature. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2003. [This book argues that documentary culture (including charters, testaments, patents and seals) enabled writers to think in new ways about the conditions of textual production in late Medieval England. Steiner explains that the distinctive rhetoric, material form, and ritual performance of legal documents offered writers of Chaucer’s generation and the generation succeeding him a model of literary practice. The study covers a wide variety of medieval texts including sermons and trial records, Piers Plowman, Mum and the Sothsegger, devotional lyrics, Guillaume de Deguileville’s pilgrimage trilogy, and TheBook of Margery Kempe.]