Chaucer Illustrated: Five Hundred Years of the Canterbury Tales in Pictures Thomas Reed Powell

ISBN: 9781584561026

Published: September 10th 2003

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445 pages


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Chaucer Illustrated: Five Hundred Years of the Canterbury Tales in Pictures  by  Thomas Reed Powell

Chaucer Illustrated: Five Hundred Years of the Canterbury Tales in Pictures by Thomas Reed Powell
September 10th 2003 | Unknown Binding | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 445 pages | ISBN: 9781584561026 | 3.62 Mb

Ten essays offer new perspectives on the illustrations of Chaucers Canterbury Tales in editions printed from the 15th century through the 20th. The topics include woodcut illustrations in early printed books, the Ellesmere Manuscript, and WilliamMoreTen essays offer new perspectives on the illustrations of Chaucers Canterbury Tales in editions printed from the 15th century through the 20th.

The topics include woodcut illustrations in early printed books, the Ellesmere Manuscript, and William Blakes and Rockwell Kents Canterbury Pilgrims. Victorian illustration is the subject of three chapters, including one devoted to William Morriss Kelmscott Chaucer. The contributors teach English in Canada, the UK, and the US- one is a freelance curator of American art.

The volume is co-published with the British Library. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR



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