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The Canterbury tales

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A group of pilgrims bound for Canterbury Cathedral agree to pass the weary miles by taking turns at storytelling. The travelers ? noble, coarse, jolly, and pious ? offer a vibrant portrait of fourteenth-century English life. Their narratives form English literature's greatest collection of chivalric romances, bawdy tales, fables, legends, and other stories. The Canterbury Tales reflects a society in transition, as a middle class began to emerge from England's feudal system. Craftsmen and laborers ride side by side with the gentry on the road to the shrine of St. Thomas ̉Becket, and their discussions and arguments about ethical issues mirror their changing world. The pilgrims' conversations and stories also reveal their individual personalities, and Chaucer's vivid, realistic characterizations assured the Tales an instant and enduring success. Each pilgrim's story can be read separately and appreciated in its own right; all appear here in a lucid translation into modern English verse by J. U. Nicolson.
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9780140424386
162558010
9781633843110
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9780792759355
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9781602834859
9781625580108
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auth_author2 Butler, David., Coghill, Nevill, 1899-, Hoffman, H. Lawrence., Jarvis, Martin., Jerrom, Ric., Lumiansky, R. M. 1913-1987., Meadows, Mark., Nicolson, J. U. 1885-, Nicolson, J. U. 1885-., Raffel, Burton., Wallis, Bill., Williams, Fred.
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author_additional Geoffrey Chaucer ; a new unabridged translation by Burton Raffel ; introduction by John Miles Foley., Geoffrey Chaucer ; translated by J.U. Nicholson., Geoffrey Chaucer ; translated into modern English by Nevill Coghill., Geoffrey Chaucer.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Canterbury (England) -- Poetry, Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages -- England -- Canterbury -- Poetry, Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Poetry, Electronic books, England -- Poetry, English poetry -- 15th century, English poetry -- Middle English, 1100-1500, FICTION / Classics, Middle Ages -- Fiction, Middle Ages -- Poetry, POETRY / Ancient & Classical, Poetry / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Short stories, Storytelling -- Poetry, Tales, Medieval
table_of_contents Miller's tale -- Reeve's tale -- Franklin's tale -- Words of the host -- Pardoner's tale -- Nun's priest's tale -- Wife of Bath's tale -- Friar's tale -- Clerk's tale -- Chaucer's farewell.
target_audience Adult
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title The Canterbury tales
title_alt Canterbury tales., Chaucer's farewell., Clerk's tale., Franklin's tale., Friar's tale., Miller's tale., Nun's priest's tale., Pardoner's tale., Reeve's tale., Wife of Bath's tale., Words of the host.
title_display The Canterbury tales
title_full Canterbury Tales [electronic resource], Canterbury tales [electronic resource] / Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales, The Canterbury tales / Geoffrey Chaucer ; translated into modern English by Nevill Coghill, The Canterbury tales [electronic resource], The Canterbury tales [electronic resource] / Geoffrey Chaucer ; translated by J.U. Nicholson, The Canterbury tales [sound recording] / Geoffrey Chaucer ; a new unabridged translation by Burton Raffel ; introduction by John Miles Foley
title_short The Canterbury tales
title_sort canterbury tales
title_sub
topic Audiobooks, Canterbury (England) Poetry, Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages England Canterbury Poetry, Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages Poetry, Classic Literature, Electronic books, England Poetry, English poetry 15th century, English poetry Middle English, 1100-1500, FICTION / Classics, Fiction, Middle Ages Fiction, Middle Ages Poetry, POETRY / Ancient & Classical, Poetry, Poetry / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Short stories, Storytelling Poetry, Tales, Medieval
topic_facet Audiobooks, Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages, Classic Literature, Electronic books, English poetry, Fiction, Middle Ages, Poetry, Short stories, Storytelling, Tales, Medieval
translation English, Middle English