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The Canterbury Tales

Chaucer, Geoffrey (eBook - 2006)
The Canterbury Tales
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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 and conveniently placed explanatory notes; and a new, more easily understood system for learning to pronounce Chaucerian Middle English. From the Paperback edition.
Authors: Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400
Title: The Canterbury tales
[electronic resource]
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 2006.
Notes: Title from eBook information screen.
Contents: Introduction
The general prologue
The knight's tale
The miller's tale
The reeve's tale- The wife of Bath's tale
The merchant's tale
The franklin's tale
The pardoner's tale
The shipman's tale - The prioress's tale
The nun's priest's tale.
Local Note: 23
Additional Contributors: Beidler, Peter G.
Hieatt, A. Kent 1921-
Hieatt, Constance B.
Alternate Title: Canterbury tales (eBook)
ISBN: 9780553902525
0553902520
9780553902525
0553902520
Statement of Responsibility: by Geoffrey Chaucer ; edited, introduced, and translated by Peter G. Beidler building on the earlier edition of A. Kent Hieatt and Constance Hieatt ; selected, with translations, a critical introduction, and notes by the editors
System Details: Requires Adobe Reader 6.0 (file size: 1969 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 482 KB).
Subject Headings: Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages Poetry. Tales, Medieval.
Genre/Form: Electronic books.
Topical Term: Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages
Tales, Medieval.
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