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A selection from the Canterbury tales

Selina Hastings

A selection from the Canterbury tales

by Selina Hastings

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Published by Walker in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Ill on lining papers.

Statementby Geoffrey Chaucer ; retold by Selina Hastings ; illustrated by Reg Cartwright.
ContributionsCartwright, Reg., Chaucer, Geoffrey, 1340?-1400.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7
The Physical Object
Pagination75p. :
Number of Pages75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17239307M
ISBN 100744510384
OCLC/WorldCa59212117

An annotated selection from Geoffrey Chaucer's medieval classic, "The Canterbury Tales," a series of stories narrated by pilgrims on their way to the shrine of Saint Thomas a Becket in Canterbury Cathedral. Get this from a library! The Canterbury tales: a selection. [Geoffrey Chaucer; Robert Boenig; Andrew Taylor] -- "Includes a new glossary, a timeline of Chaucer's life and times, and detailed headers showing the section and line numbers, making it easier to find a specific section of the poem. Several popular.

The Canterbury Tales: A Selection by Geoffrey Chaucer () Mass Market Paperback – Jan. 1 by Geoffrey Chaucer (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 13 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from 5/5(1). The Canterbury Tales (Middle English: Tales of Caunterbury) is a collection of 24 stories that runs to o lines written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer between and In , Chaucer became Controller of Customs and Justice of Peace and, in , Clerk of the King's work. It was during these years that Chaucer began working on his most famous text, The Canterbury : Geoffrey Chaucer.

Lively, absorbing, often outrageously funny, Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales is a work of genius, an undisputed classic that has held a special appeal for each generation of readers. The Tales gathers 29 of literature's most enduring (and endearing) characters in a vivid group portrait that captures the full spectrum of medieval society, from the exalted Knight to the humble Plowman. A story of knights, ladies, quests, and love. A cheap book you buy from a drugstore. Which tale qualifies as part of a medieval sermon? The Wife of Bath’s Tale. The Tale of Melibee. The Physician’s Tale. The Pardoner’s Tale. Which pilgrims are most richly attired? Miller, Yeoman, Summoner, Chaucer.


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I loved this book, all the Canterbury Tales are here but, with them entirely encapsulated in a story format. Much easier to read than the original in dated English prose. Although my copy was an old version, who gives a tinkers curse when the tales were from the 's initially anyway/5().

I loved this book, all the Canterbury Tales are here but, with them entirely encapsulated in a story format. Much easier to read than the original in dated English prose. Although my copy was an old version, who gives a tinkers curse when the tales were from the 's initially anyway/5().

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The Canterbury Tales book. Read 59 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. While Geoffrey Chaucer composed several magnificent works of p /5(59). Several popular prologues and tales have also been added to the selection: The Cook’s Prologue and Tale, The Friar’s Prologue and Tale, The Merchant’s Prologue and Tale, and The Parson’s Prologue.

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“Boenig and Taylor have produced a welcome addition to the already-rich offerings available for the study of Chaucer in the classroom. The text hews closely to the Ellesmere Manuscript, making it useful for discussions of manuscript contexts of The Canterbury both students and teachers will find the materials that frame the poem to be valuable aids in its.

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The Knight, the Miller, the Friar, the Squire, the Prioress, the Wife of Bath, and others who make up the cast of characters -- including Chaucer himself -- are real people, with human emotions and weaknesses/5.

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Text in Middle English Includes bibliographical references (pages lv-lviii) "CE "--Spine An annotated selection from Geoffrey Chaucer's medieval classic, "The Canterbury Tales," a series of stories narrated by pilgrims on their way to the shrine of Saint Thomas a Becket in Canterbury CathedralPages: The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales contains the most vivid and familiar passages from medieval English literature.

Chaucer's pilgrims form a complete cross-section of the society of his day from the Monk and Merchant, the Doctor and Lawyer, through to the outrageous Miller and the corrupt Summoner. This illustrated edition of the Prologue features miniatures taken from 5/5(1). Buy The Canterbury Tales: A Selection (Classics) Reissue by Chaucer, Geoffrey (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(3). “With its meticulously edited text, generous glosses and notes, abundant selections from relevant medieval sources, and attractive reproductions of the sumptuous pages of the Ellesmere Manuscript, the Broadview Canterbury Tales will become the obvious choice for teachers, students, and general readers alike.” — John T.

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The Canterbury Tales: A Selection (Mass Market) By Geoffrey Chaucer, Frank Grady (Editor), Frank Grady (Foreword by), Donald R. Howard (Introduction by), Paul Strohm (Afterword by). The Canterbury Tales: A Selection While Geoffrey Chaucer composed several magnificent works of poetry, his reputation as “the father of English literature” rests mainly on The Canterbury Tales, a group of stories told by assorted pilgrims en route to the shrine of Thomas à Becket /5(10).Print book: Fiction: Juvenile audience: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: This volume contains seven of the most popular of "The Canterbury Tales" retold in prose, making them accessible to children, while remaining true to the spirit of the originals.