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The Canterbury tales : nine tales and the general prologue : authoritative text, sources and backgrounds, criticism

Author: Geoffrey Chaucer; V A Kolve; Glending Olson
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1989.
Series: Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Here are tales told by members from all parts of English society of the 14th century, reflecting on life as they travel the road from Southwark to Canterbury.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Poetry
Named Person: Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Chaucer; V A Kolve; Glending Olson
ISBN: 0393952452 9780393952452
OCLC Number: 17108606
Description: xvii, 552 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Chaucer's language --
Selections from the Canterbury Tales: General prologue --
Knight's tale --
Miller's prologue and tale --
Reeve's prologue and tale --
Cook's prologue --
Wife of Bath's prologue and tale --
Friar's prologue --
Clerk's prologue and tale --
Merchant's prologue --
Franklin's prologue and tale --
Pardoner's prologue and tale --
Prioress's prologue and tale --
Nun's Priest's prologue and tale --
Sources and backgrounds: General prologue --
Knight's tale --
Miller's prologue and tale --
Reeve's prologue and tale --
Wife of Bath's prologue and tale --
Clerk's prologue and tale --
Franklin's prologue and tale --
Pardoner's prologue and tale --
Prioress's prologue and tale --
Nun's priest's prologue and tale --
Criticism.
Series Title: Norton critical edition.
Other Titles: Canterbury tales.
Responsibility: selected and edited by V.A. Kolve, Glending Olson.

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This volume contains a selection of the most popular and admired of Chaucer's tales, together with the complete General Prologue. Each tale is presented in Chaucer's original verse, but with modern  Read more...

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