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The selected Canterbury tales

Geoffrey Chaucer

The selected Canterbury tales

a new verse translation

by Geoffrey Chaucer

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Published by W.W. Norton & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medieval Tales,
  • Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages,
  • Storytelling,
  • Poetry

  • About the Edition

    A vivid, lively, and readable translation of the most famous work of England"s premier medieval poet. Preserving Chaucer"s rhyme and meter and faithfully articulating his poetic voice, Fisher makes Chaucer"s tales accessible to a contemporary ear.

    Edition Notes

    StatementGeoffrey Chaucer ; translated and with an introduction by Sheila Fisher
    ContributionsFisher, Sheila
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1867 .F57 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationli, 738 p. ;
    Number of Pages738
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25016648M
    ISBN 100393079457
    ISBN 109780393079456
    LC Control Number2010053552
    OCLC/WorldCa668194894

      The Canterbury Tales reflects a society in transition, as a middle class began to emerge from England's feudal system. Craftsmen and laborers ride side by side with the gentry on the road to the shrine of St. Thomas à Becket, and their discussions and /5(15). The Canterbury Tales was the first great poem in the English language, and it remains a favorite among students and scholars to this day. Ideal for research, this new title in the Bloom's Guides series includes broad-ranging excerpts from interpretive essays that provide expert commentary on this timeless work. It also features an introduction by master scholar Harold Bloom, a bibliography.

    Canterbury Tales: Selected full-text books and articles. The Canterbury Tales By Geoffrey Chaucer; Nevill Coghill Penguin Books, (Revised edition) PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature. Geoffrey Chaucer Read by A. C. Spearing (Selected Tales from Chaucer) The Canterbury Tales: A New Unabridged Translation by Burton Raffel New Testament Study Guide: Matthew Through Revelation/Verse by Verse Selected Canterbury Tales The Oxford Book of Children's Verse (Oxford Books of Verse) The Oxford Book of Children's Verse in America.

    Selected Canterbury Tales: A New Verse Translation, Paperback by Chaucer, Geoffrey; Fisher, Sheila (trn), isbn x, isbn , Like New Used, Free shipping in the US In the tradition of Seamus Heaney’s Beowulf and Marie Borroff’s Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Sheila Fisher’s The Selected Canterbury Tales is a vivid. 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(K).


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