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The general prologue & the physician's tale

Author: Geoffrey ChaucerRichard BebbDerek BrewerSarah ButcherPerry KeenlysideAll authors
Publisher: [Franklin, Tenn.] : Naxos Audiobooks, 2006.
Series: Complete classics.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Medieval pilgrims hit the road.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Chaucer; Richard Bebb; Derek Brewer; Sarah Butcher; Perry Keenlyside; Philip Madoc; Michael Maloney; Nicolas Soames; Naxos AudioBooks, Ltd.
ISBN: 9626344008 9789626344002
OCLC Number: 67765129
Language Note: In English and Middle English.
Notes: Compact disc.
"Music on this CD is taken from the Naxos Catalogue ; Music programmed by Sarah Butcher" -- p. 14 of insert.
"The complete text, unabridged"--Container.
Container insert contains track guide and notes by Derek Brewer and Perry Keenlyside.
Credits: Produced by Nicolas Soames ; edited by Sarah Butcher.
Performer(s): Read by Richard Bebb, Philip Madoc, and Michael Maloney.
Event notes: Recorded at RNIB Talking Book Studios and Motivation Sound Studios, London, England.
Description: 2 sound discs (2 hr., 18 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Contents of disc one: The Canterbury Tales. The Prologue (Middle English) (2:46) --
A knight ther was, and that a worthy man... (2:16) --
With hym ther was his sone, a yong squire... (2:17) --
A yeman hadde he and servantz namo... (1:07) --
Ther was also a none, a prioresse... (3:07) --
A monk ther was, a fair for the maistrie (2:51) --
A frere ther was, a wantowne and a merye... (3:59) --
A marchant was ther with a forked berd... (3:59) --
A clerk ther was of oxenford also... (1:37) --
A sergeant of the lawe, war and wys... (1:25) --
A frankeleyn was in his compaignye (1:56) --
An haberdasshere and a carpenter... (1:07) A cook they hadde with hem for the nones... (0:37) --
A shipman was ther, wonynge fer by weste... (1:31) --
With us ther was a doctour of phisik... (2:09) --
A good wif was ther of biside bathe... (2:09) --
A good man was ther of religioun... (3:24) --
With hym ther was a plowman, was his brother... (0:51) --
Ther was also a reve, and a millere... (1:40) --
A gentil maunciple was ther of a temple... (1:17) --
The reve was a sclendre colerik man... (2:26) --
A somonour was ther with us in that place... (3:01) --
With hym ther rood a gentil pardoner... (3:05) --
Now have I toold you soothly, in a clause (4:28) --
Oure conseil was nat longe for to seche (5:01) --
The Physician's Tale (Middle English) (1:55) --
This mayde of age twelf yeer was and tweye... (4:47) --
This mayde, of which I wol this tale express... (4:35) --
The luge answered, 'of this, in his absence... (4:07) --
'O mercy, dere fader,' quod this mayde... (4:21). Total time on CD one : 76:17. Contents of disc two: The Canterbury Tales. The Prologue (3:00) --
A Knight there was, and that a noble man... (1:46) --
He had a Yeoman there, and none beside... (0:52) --
Also there was a nun, a Prioress... (2:21) --
A Monk there was, as fair as ever was born... (2:12) --
There was a Friar, a wanton and a merry... (3:09) --
Next, all in motley garbed, a Merchant came... (0:47) --
There was a student out of Oxford town... (1:08) --
A serjeant of the Law, wise and discreet... (1:05) --
A Franklin in this company appeared... (1:27) --
A Haberdasher and a Carpenter, a Weaver, Dyer and Upholsterer... (0:51) --
They brought a Cook for this occasion, who... (:27) --
There was a Seaman hailing from the West... (1:07) --
A Doctor of Physic there was with us, too... (1:35) --
A Good Wife was there dwelling near the city (1:34) --
There was a Parson too, that had his cure... (2:35) --
With him his brother, a simple Plowman rode... (0:40) --
A Miller and a Reeve were also there... (1:19) --
There was a Manciple from an inn of court... (0:55) --
Slender and choleric the Reeve appeared... (1:50) --
There was a Summoner with us in that place... (2:18) --
The Summoner brought a noble Pardoner... (2:19) --
Now in a few words I have rehearsed for you... (3:16) --
Agreement took us little time to reach... (4:14) --
The Physician's Tale (2:26) --
Twelve years and two this maiden grew to be... (4:06) --
This maid of whom I tell... (3:32) --
On this and he not here... (3:45) --
O mercy, O dear father... (4:08). Total time on CD two : 62:12.
Series Title: Complete classics.
Other Titles: Physician's tale.
Canterbury tales.
General prologue and The physician's tale
Physician's tale
Responsibility: Geoffrey Chaucer.

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Features two sections from Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" presented in Old English in performances by the actor Richard Bebb and advised by the leading scholar on Chaucerian pronunciation, Professor  Read more...

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