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In days of old when Arthur filled the throne

DMI number:
18364
Poem Aliases
Chaucer. Canterbury Tales. Wife of Bath's Tale
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
In days of old when Arthur filled the throne
Last Line:
Who will not well be governed by their wives
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Marriage and Women / the female character
Related People
Author:
John Dryden
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Calif. VII (2000): 451-83.
Translated from:
Geoffrey Chaucer
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
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Content/Publication
Title:
The Canterbury Tales of Chaucer, modernis'd [Vol. II] [ESTC T75505]
Page No(s):
pp.140-158
Poem Title:
The Desire of Woman: or, The Wife of Bath's Tale.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
Title:
The Canterbury Tales of Chaucer, modernis'd by several hands [Vol III] [ESTC T75503]
Page No(s):
pp.76-104
Poem Title:
The Desire of Women, or, The Wife of Bath's Tale.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden