Chaucer at Work is a new kind of introduction to the Canterbury Tales.
It avoids excessive amounts of background information and involves the reader in the discovery of how Chaucer composed his famous work.
It presents a series of sources and contexts to be considered in conjunction with key passages from Chaucer's poems.
It includes sets of questions to encourage the reader to examine the text in detail and to build on his or her observations.
This well-informed and practical guide will prove invaluable reading to those studying medieval literature at undergraduate level and English literature at A level.