CR Episode 85: Canterbury Tales VII – The Squire’s and Franklin’s Tales

Dorigen and Aurelius by Mary Eliza Haweis
Dorigen and Aurelius by Mary Eliza Haweis

Download Link: Released 2021.07.05

The panel discusses Fragment V, with attention given both to scholarly theories about whether Chaucer deliberately left the Squire’s tale interrupted and unfinished, and to Chaucer’s use of estates satire in his depiction of the Franklin and his tale.

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