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Author Delany, Sheila.
Title Chaucer and the Jews.
Imprint Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.

Author Delany, Sheila.
Subject Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400 -- Characters -- Jews.
Jews -- England -- History -- To 1500.
Jews in literature.
Description 1 online resource (271 pages)
Contents Cover; Chaucer and the Jews; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Editor's Introduction; Part I Chaucer Texts; Chapter 1 The Jewish Mother-in-Law: Synagoga and the Man of Law's Tale; Chapter 2 The Pardoner's "Holy Jew"; Chapter 3 Chaucer's Prioress, the Jews, and the Muslims; Chapter 4 "Jewes werk" in Sir Thopas; Chapter 5Postcolonial Chaucer and the Virtual Jew; Part II Chaucerian Contexts; Chapter 6 Chaucer and the Translation of Jewish Scriptures; Chapter 7 Reading Biblical Outlaws: The "Rise of David" Story in the Fourteenth Century.
Chapter 8Robert Holcot on the JewsChapter 9The Protean Jew in the Vernon Manuscript; Chapter 10 The Siege of Jerusalem and Augustinian Historians: Writing about Jews in Fourteenth-Century England; Chapter 11"House Devil, Town Saint": Anti-Semitism andHagiography in Medieval Suffolk; Part III Chaucer, Jews, and Us; Chapter 12Englishness and Medieval Anglo-Jewry; Chapter 13 Teaching Chaucer to the "Cursed Folk of Herod"; Chapter 14Positively Medieval: Teaching as aMissionary Activity; Contributors; Selected Bibliography; Index.
Summary This edited collection explores the importance of the Jews in the English Christian imagination of the 14th and 15th centuries - long after their expulsion from Britain in 1290.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781135365240 (electronic bk.)
1135365245 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 870591321
Additional Format Print version: Delany, Sheila. Chaucer and the Jews. Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013 9780415938822

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