Posts tagged with ‘Virginia Woolf’

Woolf on Chaucer (again)

Because it’s been bugging me ever since I read the essay Aruna told me about. This example, for me, sums up what’s wrong with Woolf’s approach to Chaucer: “But there is another and more important reason for the surprising brightness, the still effective merriment of the Canterbury Tales. Chaucer was a poet; but he never […]