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Chaucer and the Jews Lester H. Brune

Chaucer and the Jews

Lester H. Brune

Published March 20th 2003
ISBN : 9780415938822
Hardcover
272 pages
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This edited collection explores how and why the Jews continued to play an important role in the English Christian imagination of the 14th and 15th centuries - long after Jews were expelled from Britain in 1290. Delany focuses attention on theMoreThis edited collection explores how and why the Jews continued to play an important role in the English Christian imagination of the 14th and 15th centuries - long after Jews were expelled from Britain in 1290. Delany focuses attention on the historical context, the analysis of Chaucerian texts, and the consideration of texts by xonremporary authors Gower, Langland, Lydgate and Kempe.