The Wife of Bath: A Biography (Paperback)

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I absolutely loved this book. Alison, so-called Wife of Bath, pilgrim from The Canterbury Tales, in all her glory. This book presents the conditions that allowed for her creation and all the agitating she has done since, inspiring countless from Shakespeare to Zadie Smith.

Arabella Peterson

About the Author

Marion Turner is the J.R.R. Tolkien Professor of English Literature and Language at the University of Oxford, where she is a Professorial Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall. Her books include the prize-winning biography Chaucer: A European Life (Princeton).

Product Details
ISBN: 9780691206035
ISBN-10: 0691206031
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication Date: March 5th, 2024
Pages: 344
Language: English