The Canterbury Tales
Score: 3.5
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The Canterbury Tales


  • Author: Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Release Date : 1957-01-01
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • File Size: 475166 Bytes


The Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer. Revised version of http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/1678 . The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer / edited by F.N. Robinson Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400 Robinson, F. N. (Fred Norris), 1871-1966 2nd. ed. xliv, 1002 p. : [1] leaf of plates ; 1 port. ; 25 cm. Oxford University Press London Copy consulted for transcription: Bodleian Library, 27976 d.135 = A4.783 1957...

The Canterbury Tales
Score: 3.5
From 9 Ratings

The Canterbury Tales


  • Author: Geoffrey Chaucer & Nevill Coghill
  • Release Date : 1951-10-30
  • Genre: Poetry
  • File Size: 1905044 Bytes


Nevill Coghill’s masterly and vivid modern English verse translation with all the vigor and poetry of Chaucer’s fourteenth-century Middle EnglishA Penguin ClassicIn The Canterbury Tales Chaucer created one of the great touchstones of English literature, a masterly collection of chivalric romances, moral allegories and low farce. A story-telling competition between a group of pilgrims from all walks of life is the occasion for a series of tales that range from the Knight’s account of courtly love and the ebullient Wife of Bath’s Arthurian legend, to the ribald anecdotes of the Miller and the Cook. Rich and diverse, The Canterbury Tales offer us an unrivalled glimpse into the life and mind of medieval England.For more than s...

Chaucer  The Canterbury Tales

Chaucer The Canterbury Tales


  • Author : Winthrop Wetherbee
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0521540100


Chaucer The Canterbury Tales Book Description :

This introductory guide to Chaucer's 'Canterbury Tales' examines the social diversity of Chaucer's pilgrims, the stylistic range of their tales and the psychological richness of their interaction....

The Canterbury Tales
Score: 3
From 5 Ratings

The Canterbury Tales


  • Author : Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1775
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : BCUL:1092315787


The Canterbury Tales Book Description :

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Canterbury Tales
Score: 3.5
From 72 Ratings

Canterbury Tales


  • Author : Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 1990-06-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780671727697


Canterbury Tales Book Description :

A group of travelers making a pilgrimage to Canterbury take turns telling stories...

The Canterbury Tales  by Geoffrey Chaucer

The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer


  • Author : Jack Lynch
  • Publisher : Salem PressInc
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1587657236


The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer Book Description :

Collects critical essays about Chaucer's famed work, addressing such topics as its original reception, the narrative voice utilized, and the interpretations of the different tales....

The Canterbury Tales   Literary Touchstone Edition

The Canterbury Tales Literary Touchstone Edition


  • Author : Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2005-01-01
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1580493963


The Canterbury Tales Literary Touchstone Edition Book Description :

This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition includes a glossary, sidebars, and readers notes to help the modern reader appreciate Chaucers richly layered tales.Includes General Prologue and Five Most Popular TalesIn 1367, King Edward III of England addressed Parliament in the crude language of the massesEnglish. Before then, the language of the Court and aristocracy had been French, and the language of the University and Church was Latin. In that same year, Geoffrey Chaucer, a young man in the court of the King, began to translate poetry from French into English. He would soon begin to write his own poetry in Englishagainst the best advice from literary and scholarly friends, who insisted that no one would read works written in this vulgar langu...

The Canterbury Tales

The Canterbury Tales


  • Author : Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Publisher : Wordsworth Editions
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 184022536X


The Canterbury Tales Book Description :

The story of thirty pilgrims who meet by chance at the Tabard Inn in Southwark, London, and journey together to the shrine of St Thomas Becket in Canterbury cathedral. To pass the time along the way, they tell stories to one another, shot through with Chaucer's cunning wit and dry humour....

The Canterbury Tales
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Canterbury Tales


  • Author : Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Publisher : Bantam Classics
  • Release Date : 2006-05-30
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780553902525


The Canterbury Tales Book Description :

Lively, absorbing, often outrageously funny, Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales is a work of genius, an undisputed classic that has held a special appeal for each generation of readers. The Tales gathers twenty-nine of literature’s most enduring (and endearing) characters in a vivid group portrait that captures the full spectrum of medieval society, from the exalted Knight to the humble Plowman. This new edition includes a comprehensive introduction that summarizes some of the most important historical events and movements that defined the world of Chaucer and his pilgrims; two additional tales (Reeve’s and Shipman’s); introductions for each tale designed to prepare the reader for a better understanding and enjoyment of the tale; newly written an...

Geoffrey Chaucer s The Canterbury Tales

Geoffrey Chaucer s The Canterbury Tales


  • Author : Sarah Ray Voelker
  • Publisher : Research & Education Assoc.
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: Study Aids
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0878919945


Geoffrey Chaucer s The Canterbury Tales Book Description :

REA's MAXnotes for Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to stimulate independent thought about the literary work by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions. MAXnotes cover the essentials of what one should know about each work, including an overall summary, character lists, an explanation and discussion of the plot, the work's historical context, illustrations to convey the mood of the work, and a biography of the author. Each chapter is individually summarized and analy...

The Canterbury Tales
Score: 4
From 10 Ratings

The Canterbury Tales


  • Author : Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0140424385


The Canterbury Tales Book Description :

'Now as I've drunk a draught of corn-ripe ale, By God it stands to reason I can strike On some good story that you all will like' In The Canterbury Tales Chaucer created one of the great touchstones of English literature, a masterly collection of chivalric romances, moral allegories and low farce. A story-telling competition within a group of pilgrims from all walks of life is the occasion for a series of tales that range from the Knight's account of courtly love and the ebullient Wife of Bath's Arthurian legend, to the ribald anecdotes of the Miller and the Cook. Rich and diverse, The Canterbury tales offers us an unrivalled glimpse into the life and mind of medieval England. Nevill Coghill's masterly and vivid modern English verse translation is re...

General Prologue to the Canterbury Tales

General Prologue to the Canterbury Tales


  • Author : Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2000-12-01
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781441143648


General Prologue to the Canterbury Tales Book Description :

A collection of ten critical essays on the Prologue to Chaucer's well-known work, arranged in chronological order of their original publication....