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1 Braddy, Haldeen Chaucer And The French Poet Graunson
Baton Rouge, La Louisiana State University Press 1947 Soft Cover Very Good- 
Cover is heavier red paper with white lettering on spine and front. Pages are clean and tight, as if minimally used. Haldeen Braddy was a prolific author, writing on a vast range of topics. In this title "I have endeavored to tell the whole story of Graunson's [Otho de Graunson; 1375 Chaucer and Otho de Graunson (French knight and poet on whose poems Chaucer drew for his "Complaint of Venus") both receive grants from John of Gaunt] relationship to Chaucer in six chapters. The chapters cover Graunson's literary fame; his activities on the European Continent; his sojourns in England and his connections with the 'Canterbury Tales'; his influences on shorter poems by Chaucer; his and Chaucer's use of personal allegory; his observance of the courtly tradition and its bearing on the date of some of Chaucer's works..." ; Ex-Library; 6 x 9 1/4; 100 pages; Cover has bumping, rubbing, shelf wear, scuffing, the 1/4" bits of the paper cover that extend past the text block are creased and missing in many places; 1 1/2 x 3/4" black ink stain at bottom of front; former library markings; missing bookplate or pocket residue inside front cover. 
Price: 14.50 USD
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