Chaucer's Troylus and Cryseyde (from the Harl. ms. 3943) compared with Boccaccio's Filostrato tr. by Wm. Michael Rosetti.
|Main Author:||Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400.|
|Related Names:||Rossetti, William Michael 1829-1919, ed. and tr., Boccaccio, Giovanni 1313-1375.|
|Language(s):||English ; English, Middle (1100-1500) ; Italian|
London, Pub. for the Chaucer Society by N. Trübner & Co., 1873[-83]
Princes > Turkey > Troy (Extinct city) > Poetry.
Troilus (Legendary character) > Poetry.
"Something less than a third of the Troylus is taken direct from the Filostrato."--Pref. p. iii.
The translation of Boccaccio and Chaucer's text are printed in parallel columns. "Those lines ... that Chaucer translated or adapted are englisht here: those which Chaucer did not use ... are only summarized.
On verso of t.-p.: Second series, 9. [!] Perhaps the t.-p. is a preliminary one, later discarded.
Issued in 2 parts, 1875-83.
xi, 301 p.
23 x 29 cm.
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