The Wife of Bath’s Fairy

Chaucer's Wife of Bath, Alisoun (Alyson, Alys) is one of the most well-known characters in The Canterbury Tales, and her tale, one of the most studied. One of the themes of Wife's tale — a man desperately seeking knowledge of what women really want — likely plays heavily into its popularity. Continue reading

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“The Wife of Bath” by Edith Ewen@Chaucer Editions