The Canterbury Tales

Written By Geoffrey Chaucer
The Canterbury Tales
  • Publsiher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 02 February 2012
  • ISBN : 0718193741
  • Pages : 528 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 3 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Canterbury Tales written by Geoffrey Chaucer which was release on 02 February 2012, this book published by Penguin UK. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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 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.

The Canterbury Tales

The Canterbury Tales
  • Author : Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2012-02-02
  • Total pages : 528
  • ISBN : 0718193741
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Summary : 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 between a group of pilgrims from all walks of life is the occasion for a series of tales that range from the ...

The Canterbury Tales Second Edition

The Canterbury Tales   Second Edition
  • Author : Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Publisher : Broadview Press
  • Release Date : 2012-04-16
  • Total pages : 511
  • ISBN : 0718193741
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Summary : The Broadview Canterbury Tales is an edition of the complete tales in a text based on the famous Ellesmere Manuscript. Here one may read a Middle English text that is closer to what Chaucer’s scribe, Adam Pinkhurst, actually wrote than that in any other modern edition. Unlike most editions, ...

The Canterbury Tales

The Canterbury Tales
  • Author : Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Publisher : Penguin Classics
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 692
  • ISBN : 0718193741
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Summary : The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales contains the most vivid and familiar passages from medieval English literature. Chaucer's pilgrims form a complete cross-section of the society of his day from the Monk and Merchant, the Doctor and Lawyer, through to the outrageous Miller and the corrupt Summoner. This illustrated edition ...

The General Prologue to the Canterbury Tales Selected Tales from Chaucer

The General Prologue to the Canterbury Tales  Selected Tales from Chaucer
  • Author : Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-09-30
  • Total pages : 144
  • ISBN : 0718193741
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Summary : The classic respected series in a stunning new design. This edition of The General Prologue to the Canterbury Tales from the highly-respected Selected Tales series includes the full, complete text in the original Middle English, along with an in-depth introduction by James Winny, detailed notes and a comprehensive glossary....

Chaucer s Approach to Gender in the Canterbury Tales

Chaucer s Approach to Gender in the Canterbury Tales
  • Author : Anne Laskaya
  • Publisher : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 0718193741
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Summary : An original feminist approach, through a study of Chaucer's treatment of masculinity, to the Canterbury Tales...

Chaucer

Chaucer
  • Author : Geoffrey Chaucer,Steve Ellis
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-06-11
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0718193741
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Summary : This new addition to the Longman Critical Readers Series provides an overview of the various ways in which modern critical theory has influenced Chaucer Studies over the last fifteen years. There is still a sense in the academic world, and in the wider literary community, that Medieval Studies are generally ...

The Canterbury Tales

The Canterbury Tales
  • Author : Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2005-09-29
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0718193741
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Summary : The most complete of all remaining surviving fragments sections of The Canterbury Tales, the First Fragment contains some of Chaucer's most widely enjoyed work. In The General Prologue, Chaucer introduces his pilgrims through a set of speaking portraits, drawn with a clarity that makes no attempt to conceal their peculiarities. ...

The Canterbury Tales

The Canterbury Tales
  • Author : Geoffrey Chaucer,Thomas Tyrwhitt
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1822
  • Total pages : 344
  • ISBN : 0718193741
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Summary : Download or read online The Canterbury Tales written by Geoffrey Chaucer,Thomas Tyrwhitt, published by which was released on 1822. Get The Canterbury Tales Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

The Manuscripts of the Canterbury Tales

The Manuscripts of the Canterbury Tales
  • Author : Charles Abraham Owen,Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Publisher : Boydell & Brewer
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Total pages : 132
  • ISBN : 0718193741
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Summary : Owen investigates what the manuscripts of the Canterbury Tales reveal about the way they came into being....

The Canterbury Tales of Chaucer

The Canterbury Tales of Chaucer
  • Author : Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1795
  • Total pages : 324
  • ISBN : 0718193741
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Summary : Download or read online The Canterbury Tales of Chaucer written by Geoffrey Chaucer, published by which was released on 1795. Get The Canterbury Tales of Chaucer Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Geoffrey Chaucer s The Canterbury Tales

Geoffrey Chaucer s The Canterbury Tales
  • Author : Lee Patterson
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 241
  • ISBN : 0718193741
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Summary : The ten essays selected for this book illuminate the central themes of the most frequently taught Canterbury Tales. These texts are appropriate for undergraduates and general readers and were edited carefully to ensure that references and allusions are explained in footnotes. Theoretical excursus and critical jousting have been either simplified ...

The Canterbury Tales A Selection Second Edition

The Canterbury Tales  A Selection   Second Edition
  • Author : Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Publisher : Broadview Press
  • Release Date : 2013-07-15
  • Total pages : 450
  • ISBN : 0718193741
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Summary : Drawing from the same text as the complete Broadview edition of the Tales, which is based on the famous Ellesmere Manuscript, this selected edition also features a critical introduction, marginal glosses in modern English of difficult words, and explanatory footnotes. The most widely taught appendix material from the complete edition ...

Chaucer s Decameron and the Origin of the Canterbury Tales

Chaucer s Decameron and the Origin of the Canterbury Tales
  • Author : Frederick M. Biggs
  • Publisher : Boydell & Brewer
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Total pages : 294
  • ISBN : 0718193741
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Summary : A major and original contribution to the debate as to Chaucer's use and knowledge of Boccaccio, finding a new source for the Shipman's Tale....

The Canterbury Tales and Other Poems

The Canterbury Tales and Other Poems
  • Author : Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Publisher : First Avenue Editions ™
  • Release Date : 2014-03-01
  • Total pages : 1056
  • ISBN : 0718193741
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Summary : An oddly diverse group of twenty-nine people meet at an inn. Each of them is on a pilgrimage to a martyr's shrine in Canterbury. The Host suggests the strange bunch journey together and tell stories to pass the time. The group heads off, including a Knight, a Miller, a Wife, ...

Patterns of Religious Narrative in the Canterbury Tales

Patterns of Religious Narrative in the Canterbury Tales
  • Author : Roger Ellis
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-09-01
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0718193741
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Summary : Originally published in 1986. This study asks ‘What problems confront the narrator of a religious story?’ and ‘What different solutions to those problems are offered by the religious narratives of The Canterbury Tales?’ The introduction explains the grounds for inclusion of the tales here studied then examined in three sections. The ...