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The Canterbury tales

Author: Geoffrey Chaucer; John Halverson
Publisher: Indianapolis : Bobbs-Merril, l, 1971.
Series: Library of literature, 27.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These tales of a motley crowd of pilgrims drawn from all walks of life reveal a picture of English life in the fourteenth century that is as robust as it is representative.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400.
Canterbury tales.
Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill [1971]
(OCoLC)681441621
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Chaucer; John Halverson
OCLC Number: 328471
Language Note: Text in Middle English ; introduction, notes and summaries in modern English.
Notes: Complete texts for about a half of the tales; summaries, with selections from the originals, for the remaining tales.
Description: xxx, 461 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1. General prologue ; The knight's tale ; The miller's tale ; The reeve's tale ; The cook's tale (summary) --
2. The man of law's tale (summary) --
3. The wife of Bath's tale ; The friar's tale ; The summoner's tale --
4. The clerk's tale ; The merchant's tale --
5. The squire's tale (summary) ; The franklin's tale --
6. The physician's tale (summary) ; The pardoner's tale --
7. The shipman's tale (summary) ; The prioress's tale ; The tale of Sir Thopas (summary) ; The tale of Melibee (summary) ; The monk's tale (summary) ; The nun's priest tale --
8. The second nun's tale (summary) ; The canon's yeoman's tale (summary) --
9. The manciple's tale (summary) --
10. The parson's tale (summary) ; Chaucer's retraction.
Series Title: Library of literature, 27.
Responsibility: Geoffrey Chaucer ; edited with an introd. and notes by John Halverson.

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These tales of a motley crowd of pilgrims drawn from all walks of life reveal a picture of English life in the fourteenth century that is as robust as it is representative.

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