The Canterbury Tales

The Canterbury Tales

Book - 2003
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A retelling of the medieval poem about a group of travelers on a pilgrimage to Canterbury and the tales they tell each other. With their astonishing diversity of tone and subject matter, The Canterbury Tales have become one of the touchstones of medieval literature. Translated here into modern English, these tales of a motley crowd of pilgrims drawn from all walks of life-from knight to nun, miller to monk-reveal a picture of English life in the fourteenth century that is as robust as it is representative.
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2003
ISBN: 9780329370695
0329370693
9780140424386
0140424385
Characteristics: xvii, 504 p. ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Coghill, Nevill 1899-1980

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Jul 16, 2012

Very, VERY difficult to read. The writing style is challenging to a point of nearly frustrating.

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