The prioress’s tale     A Chamber opera in one act



Wikipedia entry on “The Prioress’s Tale”

echaucer: Chaucer in the Twenty-First Century

    A collection of links for all those interested in Chaucer.

Goucher College professor Arnie Sanders’ page

    A good collection of resources and discussion questions for students

Middle English text of the tale with an interactive glossary


Scholarly articles and bibliographies for

Chaucer’s TALE

    Links to the complete text The Canterbury Tales, an extensive

    scholarly bibliography, and additional resources.

The Chaucer Metapage

Article on “The Prioress’s Tale” from The Chaucer Metapage

A scholarly bibliography for “The Prioress’s Tale” from the

      University of Texas-San Antonio

“Alma Redemptoris Mater, Gaude Maria, and the prioress's tale.”

  by Robert Boenig.

     A short scholarly article on the forms of the boy’s chant in

    Chaucer’s day

CHAUCER’S “The Prioress’s Tale” and anti-Semitism


General information on the blood libel myth

“Lumiansky's Paradox: Ethics, Aesthetics and Chaucer's ‘Prioress's Tale’", Greg Wilsbacher.

        Short scholarly article on anti-Semitism in the tale

        blog entry, comments, and dialogue on anti-Semitism and the opera        

        project (2008)


Bulent Guneralp (bass-baritone)              

Brenna Wells (soprano)

Graham Wright (bass-baritone)

Andrew Ryker (stage director)