A comparison of Chaucer's and Shakespeare's treatment of the Troilus and Cressida Story
Pappas, Angeline J
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It is a well-known fact that both Chaucer and Shakespeare borrowed the plots for their Troilus-Cressida story. This fact, however, does not detract from the creative genius of the authors in question, since it is the originality that they gave to the treatment of the plot which makes their works true literary achievements.
Thesis (M.A.)--Boston University