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The Canterbury Tales in Modern English
The Canterbury Tales in Modern English
Author: Geoffrey Chaucer, Nevil Coghill (Translator)
The procession that crosses Chaucer's pages is as full of life and as richly textured as a medieval tapestry. 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. When it is remembered t...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780140440225
ISBN-10: 0140440224
Publication Date: 1/31/2000
Pages: 528
Rating:
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3.5 stars, based on 86 ratings
Publisher: Penguin
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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A great choice for someone struggling with the original
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I loved this book. It's has both old english and mordern english trandlation side by side so you can read it in which ever verison you want without feeling completely lost by what is written.
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Loved it when i studied in college! recall once learned to get past the era words it truly became quite wonderful reading
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One of the earliest works of English Literature. Assigned in nearly all EL classes. Satirical and enjoyable reading
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not all the tales, good for children
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