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Chaucer as a Philologist: The Reeve's Tale. 1934
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Chaucer as a Philologist: The Reeve's Tale. 1934Chaucer as a Philologist: The Reeve's Tale
J.R.R. Tolkien
Reprint Edition 1934
David Nutt (A.G. Berry)
Not illustrated
Hammond Page Ref.: pp.292-293

Reprints Tolkien's lecture Chaucer as a Philologist: The Reeve's Tale from Transactions of the Philological Society 1934.

In the lecture (delivered on 16th May 1931) Tolkien discusses Chaucer’s use of the Northern Middle English dialect as a linguistic joke in The Reeve’s Tale.

Reprinted in Tolkien Studies V.

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