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The Canterbury tales

Author: Peter Ackroyd; Geoffrey Chaucer
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Renowned critic, historian, and biographer Ackroyd takes on what is arguably the greatest poem in the English language and presents the work in a prose vernacular that makes it accessible to modern readers while preserving the spirit of the original.
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Genre/Form: Frame-stories
Adaptations
Fiction
Frame stories
Named Person: Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Ackroyd; Geoffrey Chaucer
ISBN: 9780670021222 0670021229
OCLC Number: 318411549
Description: xxii, 436 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: 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, 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.
Responsibility: Geoffrey Chaucer ; a retelling by Peter Ackroyd ; illustrated by Nick Bantock.

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Renowned critic, historian, and biographer Ackroyd takes on what is arguably the greatest poem in the English language and presents the work in a prose vernacular that makes it accessible to modern readers while preserving the spirit of the original.

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