3 edition of The history of the Duchess of C**** found in the catalog.
The history of the Duchess of C****
StГ©phanie FГ©licitГ©, comtesse de Genlis
|Statement||from the French of Madame de Genlis.|
|Series||Early American imprints -- no. 25506.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||81|
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The history of the Duchess of C by Genlis, Ste phanie Fe licite comtesse de,by Andrew Wright, for Simeon Butler. edition, microform / in EnglishPages: The Book of the Duchess, also known as The Deth of Blaunche, is the earliest of Chaucer's major poems, preceded only by his short poem, "An ABC", and possibly by his translation of The Romaunt of the on the themes and title of the poem, most sources put the date of composition after 12 September, (when Blanche of Lancaster died) and beforewith many recent studies.
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Seraphina was shocked when her interfering mother set a trap to catch Malcolm Bevingstoke, Duke of Haven, and her daughter in a compromising position requiring they marry/5(). End of the Book of the Duchess. Note: The Duchess was Blanche (White), the wife of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster (long castle) and Earl of Richmond (rich hill), who was Chaucer’s patron, and a son of Edward III.
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About The Book of the Duchess: The Book of the Duchessis the first of Chaucer's major poems. Scolars are uncertain about the date of composition. Most scolars ascribe the date of composition between and Chaucer probably wrote the poem to commemorate the death of Blanche of Lancaster, John of Gaunt's wife.
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Chaucer (ca. ) The Book of the Duchess is the first major work by Geoffrey Chaucer, who wrote it sometime during the years Written in octosyllabic couplets, the 1,line poem is a veritable mosaic of several genres—including allegory, dream vision, elegy, and romance—infused with themes of love, loss, and consolation.
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Read book reviews & excerpts, watch author videos & ed on: Janu THE BOOK OF THE DUCHESS From ‘Chaucer and His Poetry’ by G L Kittredge. Four dreadful plagues laid England waste in Chaucer's lifetime. In the third of these, indied Queen Philippa and her daughter-in-law Blanche, the wife of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster.
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Book of the Duchesse by Geoffrey Chaucer Online Medieval and Classical Library Release #1. The following text is based on that published in THE COMPLETE WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER, ed. W.W.
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Describes the textual history of Book of the Duchess and discusses significant variants among the three manuscripts and Thynne's early edition, challenging the authenticity of lines, and derived from Thynne and accepted by modern editors. The majority of The Book of the Duchess was written in rhyming couplets (AA, BB, CC, DD, and so on).
But so many changes have occurred in pronunciation and stress between Chaucer's Middle English and today's English that we tend to read the lines with more or.
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