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The Canterbury tales

Author: Geoffrey Chaucer; Jill Mann
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin, 2005.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : 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: Kommentar
Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400.
Canterbury tales.
London ; New York : Penguin, 2005
(OCoLC)647420705
Named Person: Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Chaucer; Jill Mann
ISBN: 014042234X 9780140422344
OCLC Number: 57168093
Description: lxxii, 1254 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Abbreviations of the Canterbury tales --
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, 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 squire-franklin link, the franklin's prologue and tale --
The physician's tale --
The physician-pardoner link, the pardoner's prologue and tale --
The shipman's tale --
The shipman-prioress link, the prioress's prologue and tale --
The prioress-Sir Thopas link and Sir Thopas.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Geoffrey Chaucer ; edited with an introduction and notes by Jill Mann.

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A delight . . . [Raffel s translation] provides more opportunities to savor the counterpoint of Chaucer s earthy humor against passages of piercingly beautiful lyric poetry. Read more...

 
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