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The Canterbury tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer

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Published by Salem Press in Pasadena, Calif .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementeditor, Jack Lynch
SeriesCritical insights
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR1874 .C35 2010
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Paginationxii, 469 p.
Number of Pages482
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24423713M
ISBN 109781587657238
LC Control Number2010030223
OCLC/WorldCa650019934

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The Canterbury Tales [Chaucer, Geoffrey] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Canterbury TalesReviews: In The Canterbury Tales Chaucer created one of the great touchstones of English literature, a masterly collection of chivalric romances, moral allegories and low farce. A story-telling competition 4/5(10). The Canterbury Tales is a collection of twenty-four tales which is set as tales told by a group of pilgrims on their way to Canterbury Cathedral in Kent from Southwark Cathedral in London to pay homage to the shrine of Saint Thomas Beckett/5. The Canterbury Tales, frame story by Geoffrey Chaucer, written in Middle English in –

The Canterbury Tales (Middle English: Tales of Caunterbury) is a collection of over 20 stories written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer at the end of the 14th century, during the time of the Hundred Years’ by: 1. GEOFFREY CHAUCER The Canterbury Tales Edited with an Introduction and Notes by JILL MANN PENGUIN BOOKS PENGUIN BOOKS Published by the Penguin Group Penguin Books Ltd, 80 Strand, London WC2R 0RL, England Penguin Group (USA) Inc., Hudson Street, New York, New York , USA Penguin Books Canada Ltd, 10 Alcorn Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada m4v 3b23/5(18).   Geoffrey Chaucer was born in London in about He was valued highly by Edward III, who paid part of his ransom when he was captured fighting in France in He rose in royal employment, becoming a Justice of the Peace and was buried in in Westminster Abbey.1/5(1). Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis. See a complete list of the characters in The Canterbury Tales and in-depth analyses of The Knight, The Pardoner, and The Wife of Bath.