• The Doctor of Phisyk

    The contents of this page contain information on “The Doctor” from Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales.

    Excerpts have been taken from:

    Bowden, Muriel. “The Doctor of Physic.” A Commentary on the General Prologue to the Canterbury Tales.  Macmillan, 1962. pp. 199 - 213. 


    Eleazar, Edwin. "With Us Ther Was a Doctour of Phisik". Edited by Laura C. and Robert T. Lambdin. Chaucer's Pilgrims: a Historical Guide to the Pilgrims in The Canterbury Tales. Praeger, 1999. pp. 220 - 241. 


    Hallisy, Margaret. "The Doctor of Physic.” A Companion to Canterbury Tales. Greenwood, 1995. pp. 40 - 42. 

    “The Physician’s Tale: The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer.” BookRags.com. BookRags, Inc, 2012. 53. Accessed 14 Nov. 2012.

    Schmidt, A.V.C., ed. “Commentary: The General Prologue.” The General Prologue to The Canterbury Tales and The Canon’s Yeoman’s Prologue and Tale. New York: Holmes & Meier, 1974. 123 – 151. 


    Teaching Resources A: Adventures in English Literature. Holt, 1996. pp. 88 – 92.