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The Canterbury tales

Author: Geoffrey Chaucer; Burton Raffel
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2008 Modern Library edView all editions and formats
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Maintains the flavor, charm, and rhythm of the original version as it chronicles the stories of a group of travelers representing every aspect of medieval society on a pilgrimage to Canterbury, England.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Chaucer; Burton Raffel
ISBN: 9780679643555 0679643559 9780812978452 0812978455
OCLC Number: 184906119
Description: xxxvii, 626 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Biographical note --
Introduction --
Translator's foreword --
The Canterbury tales --
General prologue --
The Knight's tale --
The Miller's prologue --
The Miller's tale --
The Steward's prologue [the Reeve's prologue] --
The Steward's tale [the Reeve's tale] --
The Cook's prologue --
The Cook's tale --
Introductory words to the Man of Law's tale --
Prologue to the Man of Law's tale --
The Man of Law's tale --
Epilogue to the Man of Law's tale [of disputed authenticity] --
The Wife of Bath's prologue --
The Wife of Bath's tale --
The Friar's prologue --
The Friar's tale --
The Summoner's prologue --
The Summoner's tale --
The Cleric's prologue --
The Cleric's tale --
Chaucer's happy song --
The Merchant's prologue --
The Merchant's tale --
Epilogue to the Merchant's tale --
Introduction to the Squire's tale --
The Squire's tale [unfinished] --
The Landowner's prologue [the Franklin's prologue] --
The Landowner's tale [the Franklin's tale] --
The Physician's tale --
Introduction to the Pardon Peddler's tale [introduction to the Pardoner's tale] --
The Pardon Peddler's prologue [the Pardoner's prologue] --
The Pardon Peddler's tale [the Pardoner's tale] --
The Shipman's tale --
The Host's merry words to the Shipman and the Prioress --
Prologue to the Prioress's tale. The Prioress's tale --
Prologue to Sir Thopas --
Sir Thopas --
The Host stops Chaucer's narration --
The tale of Melibee --
The prologue of the Monk's tale --
The Monk's tale : De casibus virorum illustrium [the fall of illustrious men] --
The prologue of the Nun's Priest's tale --
The Nun's Priest's tale of Cock and Hen, Chauntecleer and Pertelote --
Epilogue to the Nun's Priest's tale --
The Second Nun's prologue --
Prayer to the Virgin Mary --
The Second Nun's tale --
Prologue of the Cleric-Magician's servant [the Canon's Yeoman's prologue] --
Tale of the Cleric-Magician's servant [the Canon's Yeoman's tale] --
The Provisioner's prologue [the Manciple's prologue] --
The Provisioner's tale [the Manciple's tale] --
The Parson's prologue --
The Parson's tale --
Here the Maker of this book takes his leave --
Notes.
Responsibility: Geoffrey Chaucer ; a new unabridged translation by Burton Raffel ; introduction by John Miles Foley.
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Maintains the flavor, charm, and rhythm of the original version as it chronicles the stories of a group of travelers representing every aspect of medieval society on a pilgrimage to Canterbury, England.

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