Master of Arts
J. Burke Severs
The greater portion of the thesis attempts to uphold the Merchant's Tale as a dramatic unit, appropriate to its teller and unified by the Merchant's consistently bitter attitude. The recent critical investigations of Professors Bronson and Jordan make such a defense necessary.
Zak, William Frank, "The questions of dramatic unity and comedy in the Merchant's Tale" (1968). Theses and Dissertations. 3679.