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The Ellesmere Chaucer

Essays in Interpretation

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Published by Huntington Library Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Collections & anthologies of various literary forms,
  • Medieval,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Poetry,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDaniel Woodward (Editor), Martin Stevens (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8377090M
    ISBN 100873281667
    ISBN 109780873281669
    OCLC/WorldCa45089929

    Title: Canterbury Tales Creator: Chaucer, Geoffrey, Date: AD Language: Middle English. View this book in the digital library. Original Document description: The Ellesmere Chaucer is a beautiful and elaborately decorated manuscript of Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury d between and , it contains what is believed to be a portrait of Chaucer as well as miniature. Buy The Ellesmere Manuscript of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales: A Working Facsimile Facsimile of ed by Chaucer, Geoffrey (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Geoffrey Chaucer.

    The Ellesmere manuscript of Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, commonly referred to as the "Ellesmere Chaucer," is one of the most valuable and cherished manuscripts in the Huntington ed within five years of Chaucer’s death in , it is considered by most experts to be the definitive manuscript of this cornerstone of English : Herbert Schulz. The Shakespeare Head Chaucer, with Hand-Colored Drawings of the Canterbury Pilgrims, Taken from the Ellesmere Manuscript Handsomely Bound by Bayntun Rivière ca. [SHAKESPEARE HEAD PRESS]. CHAUCER, Geoffrey. The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer.

    The Ellesmere manuscript of Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" has for more than years occupied a central position in discussions of the work. Since the early investigations of the Chaucer Society, it has been seen as one of the most important sources for evidence in determining Chaucer's text. The original, which is owned by the Huntington Library in San Marino, Calif., is known as the Ellesmere Chaucer because its previous owner was Sir Thomas Egerton, who became Baron Ellesmere. Pitt paid $16, for its copy, one of that were produced. It is bound in oak and leather and printed in 15th-century type. The book features.


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The Ellesmere Chaucer Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Ellesmere Chaucer which contains the Canterbury Tales is one of the most important medieval codices of English literature in the world, prior to the advent of movable-type printing in the late 15th century and the Age of Shakespeare in the late 16th and early 17th centuries.2/5(1).

This volume of essays was produced in conjunction with a full-size facsimile of the Huntington's Ellesmere manuscript of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.

The introductory essays and appendices, prepared by Woodward (Huntington Library) and Stevens (Graduate School, City University of New York), explain the significance and construction of the facsimile and summarize the conservation work done 4/5(1).

Chaucer, Geoffrey. The Ellesmere Chaucer: Reproduced in Facsimile. Manchester, England: The University Press, 2 Volumes. Call Number: (SPL) (FOL) Z Z.C4 This facsimile is the first reproduction ever made of this manuscript, considered a prime authority for the text of The Canterbury Tales.

The Ellesmere Chaucer deserves its eminence as a landmark in the history of the literary book. The well-conceived design and artistic excellence of this manuscript undeniably supplement the text.

The Ellesmere Chaucer book To the student of the book and its special ways of presenting structured meanings, the Ellesmere Chaucer will be an exciting discovery. The Ellesmere Chaucer is more than just a book; it is a literary masterpiece and a work of art.

But sometimes it is too easy to be blinded by the glittering illuminations. We miss some of the other stories this manuscript tells us, stories beyond the Tales. Book digitized by Google and uploaded to The Ellesmere Chaucer book Internet Archive by user tpb.

Notes An "Index of proper names and subjects to Chaucer's Canterbury tales by Prof. Hiram Corson" was published by the society in as "First series, LXXII, Chaucer's Canterbury : The Ellesmere Manuscript is one of the most famous manuscripts of Geoffrey Chaucer ’s The Canterbury Tales.

It is one of the earliest manuscripts of The Canterbury Tales, having been made in the first decade of the 15th century, and is also richly illustrated.

Volume VII Winter Number 2 The Ellesmere Chaucer--PHILIP H. GOEPP. The Ellesmere manuscript of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales holds a place in our cultural history not unlike that of the First Folio of Shakespeare's is well known that without the timely and devoted labors of two of Shakespeare's fellow actors many of the plays would have slipped irrecoverably into oblivion.

book-collectors than to the community for which one must assume the facsimile was originally intended. The ultimate impetus for both the new facsimile and The Ellesmere Chaucer: Essays in Interpretation must be sought in an intellectual and scholarly project now almost a quarter-century old: "a reconsideration of the manuscript tradition of CT.

"The Ellesmere Chaucer, or Ellesmere Manuscript of the Canterbury Tales, is an early 15th-century illuminated manuscript of Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, owned by the Huntington Library, in San Marino, California (EL 26 C 9).

It is considered one of the most significant copies of the Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing. There are 55 Middle English volumes (–) of prose and verse, most celebrated among these being the Ellesmere Chaucer, the Towneley Plays and Chester Plays, two autograph volumes of Thomas Hoccleve's poetry, and the Stafford Gower.

English law is a strength that carries into the early modern and modern British collections. There is a very expensive facsimile of the Ellesmere manuscript, more artifact than book and obviously intended for collectors rather than scholars: The Canterbury tales: the new Ellesmere Chaucer facsimile (of Huntington Library MS EL 26 C 9), edited by Daniel Woodward and Martin Stevens.

The Ellesmere Manuscript is the most complete, authentic version of the Canterbury Tales and the most famous literary treasure in the Huntington Library's collections. The manuscript's text pages are embellished with floriated borders, illuminated initials and other decorations, and twenty-three illustrations of the pilgrim-storytellers.

The Canterbury Tales (Middle English: Tales of Caunterbury) is a collection of 24 stories that runs to o lines written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer between and InChaucer became Controller of Customs and Justice of Peace and, inClerk of the King's work. It was during these years that Chaucer began working on his most famous text, The Canterbury : Geoffrey Chaucer.

The Ellesmere Chaucer is one of the earliest copies of Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales ().It was transcribed shortly after Chaucer's death inpossibly by Adam Pinkhurst, a man employed by Chaucer ().Pinkhurst is also thought to be responsible for the Hengwrt Manuscript of The Canterbury Tales (National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, MS Peniarth D), the earliest and.

The Bindings of the Ellesmere Chaucer ANTHONY G. CAINS DISBINDING AND CONSERVATION T v he process of disbinding any elaborately decorated parchment manu-script that is in a modern trade binding is a parlous task.

The first step is to study the text and its binding closely in order to overcome one's apprehension and to formulate a plan of action. Part 1 The Ellesmere manuscript and its text.

Part 2 The facsimile: the Ellesmere Chaucer. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary The Ellesmere manuscript of Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" has for more than years occupied a central position in discussions of the work.

Buy The Ellesmere Chaucer: Essays in Interpretation by Stevens, Martin, Woodward, Daniel (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). Chaucer’s storytellers are on the road to Canterbury, and they’re giving us sneak previews of all this year’s hottest styles.

The Ellesmere Manuscript has laid out the lookbook, and we’ve ranked the five best— and five worst— outfits so that you. THE CANTERBURY TALES New Ellesmere Chaucer Mono Facsimile GEOFFREY CHAUCER Book Number: Product format: Hardback The 'Ellesmere Manuscript' is the most complete, authentic version of the.

The Ellesmere Chaucer, also known as the Ellesmere Manuscript, is considered to be one of the most significant and high quality manuscripts of the Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer. The codex, written and illuminated at the beginning of the 15th century, was produced in England.Geoffrey Chaucer (/ ˈ tʃ ɔː s ər /; c.

s – 25 October ) was an English poet and author. Widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages, he is best known for The Canterbury Tales. He has been called the "father of English literature", or, alternatively, the "father of English poetry". He was the first writer buried in Poets' Corner of Westminster en: Elizabeth Chaucer, Thomas Chaucer.

William Thynne’s The Workes of Geffray Chaucer. John Stow’s The Workes of Geffrey Chaucer. Thomas Speght’s The works of our antient and lerned English poet, Geffrey Chaucer: Google Books has many older printings of Chaucer’s works, as .