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The Canterbury tales

Author: Peter Ackroyd; Geoffrey Chaucer; Nick Bantock
Publisher: London : Penguin Classics, 2009.
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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.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Ackroyd, Peter, 1949-
Canterbury tales.
London : Penguin Classics, 2009
(OCoLC)649146445
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Ackroyd; Geoffrey Chaucer; Nick Bantock
ISBN: 9781846140587 1846140587
OCLC Number: 298599703
Description: xxii, 436 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The general prologue --
The knight's tale --
The Miller's prologue and tale --
The Reeve's prologue and tale --
The cook's prologue and tale --
The man of law's prologue and tale, tale and epilogue --
The wife of Bath's prologue and tale --
The Friar's prologue and tale --
The summoner's prologue and tale --
The clerk's prologue and tale --
The merchant's prologue, tale and epilogue --
The squire's prologue and tale --
The Franklin's prologue and tale --
The physician's tale --
The pardoner's prologue and tale --
The shipman's tale --
The prioress's prologue and tale --
Prologue and tale of Sir Thopas --
The monk's prologue and tale --
The nun's priest's prologue, tale and epilogue --
The second nun's prologue and tale --
The Canon's Yeoman's prologue and tale --
The manciple's prologue and tale --
The Parson's prologue --
Chaucer's retractions.
Responsibility: by Geoffrey Chaucer ; translated and adapted by Peter Ackroyd ; illustrated by Nick Bantock.

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Incorporating various styles of Medieval narrative - bawdy anecdote, allegorical fable and courtly romance - this title provides the tales that encompass the blend of universal human themes and  Read more...

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