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As the supply of the books diminishes, instead of printing a second edition, we've gone up-to-date. The books have all been archived online. You can read them on the screen or download one or all of the books for future reference. See the download instructions following the book (or books) that interest you.

This is the story of a woman’s life — her childhood, her education, her marriage and family. But mostly, this is the story of a woman who, back at college in her middle age, found herself immersed in a centuries old mystery that captured her mind and imagination. The mystery that entranced Dolores was centered in the poet and storyteller Geoffrey Chaucer.  She fell in love with his words, his language, his Middle English. And she found in Chaucer’s works, primarily in The Canterbury Tales, meanings hidden and brilliant. However, when she took her discoveries to the established academic scholars, she was dismissed as an amateur and her ideas were scorned because they were original and did not fit the established model. She stuck to her guns, found support and encouragement from a few open-minded scholars, and went on to publish a trilogy of ground-breaking iterary criticism about Chaucer’s greatest work. This is a memoir of devotion, joy, and persistence.
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What is contained in this first book, about the Host, influences all three books.  While some have even ignored the presence of the Host, because he tells no story, he is actually the driving force, present to all the action.  He observes and guides the entire pilgrimage.  He is vital to all three books.  It’s good to get to know him first.
Many claim Chaucer lacks “high seriousness.” That’s not the way I see it. Depth and seriousness have gone unnoticed. Here is a character study of Our Host, who is generally referred to as Herry by those who write about him. Chaucer, in contrast, NEVER addressed him by any name except “the Host.” He must have had a reason. 
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This second book is all about Chaucer as a man—and as the fictional narrator of the pilgrimage.  It informs you as to why Chaucer feels his pilgrimage is necessary and what he hopes to achieve by it. And, the story he tells the Host is interpreted without laundering.  It becomes clear as to why the Host stops the story in the middle of a sentence (!) and why he asks Chaucer to tell a different story. No one else gets a second chance. Why Chaucer? 
This “naughty” book about the poet himself begins with details of Chaucer’s life. Facts that have often been misconstrued or suppressed about the charge of “raptus” are included. When called upon, Pilgrim Chaucer tells a bawdy story, but crudity is never used for its own sake. (Replacing the dominant verb “prick” with “gallop,” in Modern English adaptations, sure dulls down the story.)
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Book three, the wrap up, paints a new picture of the pilgrims that arrive at the Tabard at sunset.  Chaucer is already there—and is joined by the variety of characters as they come to stay for the night.  When a flash of insight came to me about their identities, it changed my life.  Yes, really.  What the poet accomplishes in his plan for the Tales is astounding.  It needs to be understood and appreciated. A long-concealed riddle is brought to light here. Each pilgrim is a colorful strand in a layered fabric of double identities. Hidden within these identities are the imperative reasons for this splendid masquerade.
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A book for fun. A new twist for lovers of words. It makes the vocabulary of Middle English readable.
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