WHY DOES THE MILLER'S TALE TAKE PLACE ON MONDAY?
- Tricks of Time in the "Miller's Tale." Walts, Dawn Simmons // Chaucer Review;2009, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p400
This article focuses on the use of time-reckoning as the device for the trick plays in the carpenter in the "Miller's Tale" by Geoffrey Chaucer. It mentions that the use of time suggests a new understanding of how commodity could then be translated into social power, particularly with regards to...
- HISTORICIZING "WRASTLYNGE" IN THE MILLER'S TALE. Col�n Semenza, Gregory M. // Chaucer Review;2003, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p66
Attempts to reconstruct an accurate portrait of late medieval wrestling in Europe through the work of Geoffrey Chaucer entitled 'Miller's Tale.' History of regulation against wrestling issued by the London Mayor and Aldermen in August 1385; Probable reasons for reluctance of city officials to...
- "Of Goddes pryvetee nor of his wyf": Confusion of Orifices in Chaucer's Miller's Tale. Bishop, Louise M. // Texas Studies in Literature & Language;Fall2002, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p231
Discusses Geoffrey Chaucer's poem 'Miller's Tale.' Invocation of theological commonplaces; Allegory of means and limits of human knowledge; Tendency towards decorum.
- Absolon's musical instruments. Boenig, Robert // English Language Notes;Sep90, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p7
Analyzes Geoffrey Chaucer's use of musical instruments in `Miller's Tale.' Symbolisms; Implications on characters' use of rebec and gittern; Context of musical instruments in the arts of the medieval era.
- Private and public space in the Miller's Tale. Woods, William F. // Chaucer Review;1994, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p167
Argues that the character Alysoun in English poet Geoffrey Chaucer's `Miller's Tale' is a metaphor for the world of the tale. Plot of the tale; Characters in the tale; Containment and interplay in the poem's narrative movement; Similarity between the `Miller's Tale' and Chaucer's `Knight's Tale.'
- The Miller's Tale. Chaucer, Geoffrey // Canterbury Tales, & Other Poems;3/1/2006, p81
Presents the poem "The Miller's Tale," by Geoffrey Chaucer. First Line: When that the Knight had thus his tale told; Last Line: This tale is done, and God save all the rout.
- THE MUTABILITY MOTIF IN THE MILLER'S TALE. Morgan Jr., Joseph J. // American Notes & Queries;Oct69, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p19
Discusses the use of a changing motif in the book 'The Miller's Tale,' by Geoffrey Chaucer. Analysis of the character of the carpenter; Background on the book.
- CHRISTMAS GAMES IN CHAUCER'S THE MILLER'S TALE. Clark, Roy Peter // Studies in Short Fiction;Summer76, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p277
Analyzes the characteristics of the book 'The Miller's Tale,' by Geoffrey Chaucer. Consideration of some pagan manifestations of the Christian God; Presence of comic parody of religious symbolism; Reference on the book 'The Miller's Tale'; Description of the literary style of writer Chaucer.
- FAIRY TALE AND FABLIAU: CHAUCER'S THE MILLER'S TALE. Jordan, Tracey // Studies in Short Fiction;Spring84, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p87
Examines the representation of human sexuality in the book 'The Miller's Tale,' written by Geoffrey Chaucer. Unity of theme and action visualized in the story; Accounts on the tale's extremes of love and hate; Depth of psychological characterization.