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The Canterbury tales

Author: Geoffrey Chaucer; David Wright
Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1986, ©1985.
Series: Oxford paperbacks; World's classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chaucer's work begins at the Tabard Inn in Southwark, England, where a group of pilgrims have assembled on their way to Canterbury. Harry Bailly, the innkeeper, suggests a contest: whoever tells the best tale will win a supper when they reach Canterbury.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400.
Canterbury tales.
Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1986, ©1985
(OCoLC)895010472
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Chaucer; David Wright
ISBN: 0192815970 9780192815972
OCLC Number: 12553585
Description: xxvii, 482 pages ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Oxford paperbacks; World's classics.
Responsibility: Geoffrey Chaucer ; a verse translation with an introduction and notes by David Wright.
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Provides a modern verse translation of the story of a group of pilgrims who pass the time during their journey by telling each other tales.  Read more...

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