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

Jump to all the image information we could find

Image Infomation:
Wife of Bath, MS Cambridge GG.4.27@Winthrop University