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ENG 425 Chaucer: Pilgrims and Dreamers: Finding Articles

Introductory study of Chaucer's language, versification, and historical and literary background, including analysis and discussion of his long major poem, "Canterbury Tales."

Getting Started

These online sources are good places to start your literature-related research. For quick reference, hold your mouse over a link for a brief description of the resource.

For more suggested sources, go to the tabs at the top of the page.

Literature Specific Databases

Here are Literature Specific Databases that you should use to research for your topic.

Canterbury Tales

Canterbury Tales: ms. EL 26 C9, fol. 123v: Franklin: det. ca. 1400-1405 Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery

Knight

Canterbury Tales: ms. EL 26 C9, fol. 10r: Knight: det. ca. 1400-1405 Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery

Why Google Scholar?

Question: Why would you use Google Scholar?

Answer: Google Scholar identifies scholarly research materials from a broad range of subject areas.

Google Scholar offers a "cited by" feature - it will display a list of documents which cited the document you originally retrieved. This can be useful in determing how influential a source has been.  The list only includes documents available in Google Scholar, though.

Go into the preferences of Google Scholar and select Pepperdine University from Library Links.