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A Merchant’s Franklin’s Tale
Paper given by Michael Johnston,Purdue University
Truth and Tales: Medieval Popular Culture and the Written Word: 4th Annual Chaucer Canada Seminar, University of Toronto (2012)
Examines Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Franklin’s Tale, found in The Canterbury Tales, and a 15th century exemplum known as A Good Matter of the Merchant and His Son, which should be read as ideological foil to Chaucer’s tale, and how both works depicts merchants and Franklins in late medieval England.