skip to content
The Canterbury tales Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Canterbury tales

Author: Geoffrey Chaucer; Walter W Skeat
Publisher: London : Oxford Univ. Press, 1906, 1971 printing.
Series: World's classics, 76.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
A retelling of the medieval poem about a group of travelers on a pilgrimage to Canterbury and the tales they tell each other. With their astonishing diversity of tone and subject matter, The Canterbury Tales have become one of the touchstones of medieval literature. Translated here into modern English, these tales of a motley crowd of pilgrims drawn from all walks of life-from knight to nun, miller to monk-reveal a  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Poetry
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Chaucer; Walter W Skeat
ISBN: 0192500767 9780192500762
OCLC Number: 1150474
Description: vi, 632 pages ; 16 cm.
Series Title: World's classics, 76.
Responsibility: Geoffrey Chaucer ; from the text of W.W. Skeat ; with a note on the language and metre and a glossary.

Abstract:

A retelling of the medieval poem about a group of travelers on a pilgrimage to Canterbury and the tales they tell each other. With their astonishing diversity of tone and subject matter, The Canterbury Tales have become one of the touchstones of medieval literature. Translated here into modern English, these tales of a motley crowd of pilgrims drawn from all walks of life-from knight to nun, miller to monk-reveal a picture of English life in the fourteenth century that is as robust as it is representative.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1150474> # The Canterbury tales
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "1150474" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943276790#Topic/christian_pilgrims_and_pilgrimages_england_canterbury> ; # Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages--England--Canterbury
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1219920> ; # England
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1207174> ; # England--Canterbury
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85043414> ; # English language--Middle English, 1100-1500
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1020301> ; # Middle Ages
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943276790#Topic/pilgrims_and_pilgrimages_english> ; # Pilgrims and pilgrimages, English
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1134169> ; # Storytelling
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1710955> ; # English language--Middle English
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1710964> ; # English poetry--Middle English
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943276790#Place/europe> ; # Europe
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85043933> ; # English poetry--Middle English, 1100-1500
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943276790#Place/england> ; # England
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1245064> ; # Europe
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/821.17/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/859365> ; # Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/100185203> ; # Geoffrey Chaucer
    schema:datePublished "1906" ;
    schema:datePublished "1971" ;
    schema:description "A retelling of the medieval poem about a group of travelers on a pilgrimage to Canterbury and the tales they tell each other. With their astonishing diversity of tone and subject matter, The Canterbury Tales have become one of the touchstones of medieval literature. Translated here into modern English, these tales of a motley crowd of pilgrims drawn from all walks of life-from knight to nun, miller to monk-reveal a picture of English life in the fourteenth century that is as robust as it is representative."@en ;
    schema:editor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943276790#Person/skeat_walter_w_walter_william_1835_1912> ; # Walter William Skeat
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/3943276790> ;
    schema:genre "Poetry"@en ;
    schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943276790#Series/world_s_classics> ; # World's classics ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943276790#Series/the_world_s_classics> ; # The World's classics ;
    schema:name "The Canterbury tales"@en ;
    schema:productID "1150474" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1150474#PublicationEvent/london_oxford_univ_press_1906_1971_printing> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943276790#Agent/oxford_univ_press> ; # Oxford Univ. Press
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780192500762> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1150474> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943276790#Agent/oxford_univ_press> # Oxford Univ. Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Oxford Univ. Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943276790#Person/skeat_walter_w_walter_william_1835_1912> # Walter William Skeat
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1835" ;
    schema:deathDate "1912," ;
    schema:familyName "Skeat" ;
    schema:givenName "Walter William" ;
    schema:givenName "Walter W." ;
    schema:name "Walter William Skeat" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943276790#Series/the_world_s_classics> # The World's classics ;
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1150474> ; # The Canterbury tales
    schema:name "The World's classics ;" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943276790#Series/world_s_classics> # World's classics ;
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1150474> ; # The Canterbury tales
    schema:name "World's classics ;" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943276790#Topic/christian_pilgrims_and_pilgrimages_england_canterbury> # Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages--England--Canterbury
    a schema:Intangible ;
    rdfs:seeAlso <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009119505> ;
    schema:name "Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages--England--Canterbury"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943276790#Topic/pilgrims_and_pilgrimages_english> # Pilgrims and pilgrimages, English
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Pilgrims and pilgrimages, English"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85043414> # English language--Middle English, 1100-1500
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "English language--Middle English, 1100-1500"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85043933> # English poetry--Middle English, 1100-1500
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "English poetry--Middle English, 1100-1500"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1020301> # Middle Ages
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Middle Ages"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1134169> # Storytelling
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Storytelling"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1207174> # England--Canterbury
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "England--Canterbury" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1219920> # England
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "England" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1245064> # Europe
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Europe" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1710955> # English language--Middle English
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85043414> ; # English language--Middle English, 1100-1500
    schema:name "English language--Middle English"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1710964> # English poetry--Middle English
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85043933> ; # English poetry--Middle English, 1100-1500
    schema:name "English poetry--Middle English"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/859365> # Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/100185203> # Geoffrey Chaucer
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:deathDate "1400" ;
    schema:familyName "Chaucer" ;
    schema:givenName "Geoffrey" ;
    schema:name "Geoffrey Chaucer" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780192500762>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0192500767" ;
    schema:isbn "9780192500762" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.