Master of Arts
J. Burke Severs
The procedure is (1) to determine which of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales have analogues in the Decameron, (2) to determine by comparison what specific elements the two tales have in common, and (3) to examine other analogues which Chaucer might have been familiar with.
Beidler, Peter G., "Chaucer's knowledge of the Decameron" (1965). Theses and Dissertations. 3289.