Chaucer's House of Fame and Its Boccaccian Intertexts: Image, Vision, and the Vernacular Studies and Texts
Studies and Texts 206. xvi, 228 pp. plus 12 plates. ISBN 978-0-88844-206-2 • Cloth • $85
Geoffrey Chaucer's House of Fame has rightly been read as an ironic response to Dante's Commedia, yet there is a larger story to tell. This study considers how Chaucer's poem engages Boccaccio's writings as much as Dante's.