The Canterbury Tales: Seventeen Tales and the General Prologue (Third Edition) (Norton Critical Editions)
The Canterbury Tales Seventeen Tales and the General Prologue - Third Edition - Norton Critical Editions Author:Geoffrey Chaucer ?This book has been more helpful to the students?both the better ones and the lesser ones?than any other book I have ever used in any of my classes in my more than a quarter century of university teaching.? — ?RICHARD L. KIRKWOOD, University of Wisconsin?Eau Claire — This Norton Critical Edition includes: — ? The medieval masterpiece?s most popular... more » tales, including?new to the Third Edition?The Man of Law?s Prologue and Tale and The Second Nun?s Prologue and Tale.
? Extensive marginal glosses, explanatory footnotes, a preface, and a guide to Chaucer?s language by V. A. Kolve and Glending Olson.
? Sources and analogues arranged by tale.
? Twelve critical essays, seven of them new to the Third Edition.
? A Chronology, a Short Glossary, and a Selected Bibliography.
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