The Canterbury Tales

The Canterbury Tales

by Chaucer (Author), Chaucer (Author)


This reading of The Canterbury Tales is in contempoarary English prose to appeal to the student and general reader alike. It tells the story of a pilgrimage to Canterbury in which men and women drawn from all classes of society lighten their journey by telling tales.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 384
Edition: New e.
Publisher: Fontana Press
Published: 05 Aug 1996

ISBN 10: 000686371X
ISBN 13: 9780006863717

Author Bio
Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343-1400) is often considered the the father of English literature and the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages. He wrote The Book of the Duchess, The House of Fame, The Legend of Good Women, and Troilus and Criseyde, but his most famous work remains The Canterbury Tales. He was the first poet to have been buried in Poet's Corner of Westminster Abbey.