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The Canterbury tales

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Chaucer's finest work begins at the Tabard Inn, where thirty travelers of widely varying classes and occupations are gathering to make the annual pilgrimage to Becket's shrine at Canterbury. It is agreed that each traveler will tell four tales to help pass the time during their long journey, and that the host of the inn will reward the best storyteller with a free supper upon their return. Thus we hear, translated into modern English, the knight's tale, the merchant's tale, the miller's tale, the wife of Bath's tale, twenty-some tales in all. Some are bawdy, some spiritual, some romantic, some mysterious, some chivalrous. Between the stories, the travelers converse, joke, and argue, revealing much of their individual outlooks upon life as well as what life was like in late-fourteenth-century England.
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ISBN:
9780140424386
9781417648238
9780792759355
9781982427504
9781602834859
Accelerated Reader:
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Level 8.1, 26 Points
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auth_author2 Coghill, Nevill, 1899-, Jerrom, Ric., Meadows, Mark., Raffel, Burton., Wallis, Bill., Williams, Fred.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Canterbury (England) -- Poetry, Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages -- England -- Canterbury -- Poetry, Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Poetry, English poetry -- Middle English, 1100-1500, FICTION / Classics, POETRY / Ancient & Classical, Poetry / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Storytelling -- Poetry, Tales, Medieval
title_display The Canterbury tales
title_full The Canterbury Tales, The Canterbury tales / Geoffrey Chaucer ; translated into modern English by Nevill Coghill, The Canterbury tales [electronic resource] Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400., The Canterbury tales [sound recording] / Geoffrey Chaucer ; a new unabridged translation by Burton Raffel ; introduction by John Miles Foley
title_short The Canterbury tales
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topic_facet Audiobooks, Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages, Classic Literature, English poetry, Fiction, Poetry, Storytelling, Tales, Medieval