The Miller's Tale: Geoffrey Chaucer (Oxford Student Texts)

The Miller's Tale: Geoffrey Chaucer (Oxford Student Texts)

by Geoffrey Chaucer (Author), PeterMack (Editor), Chris Walton (Editor)

Synopsis

Presenting one of the most humorous stories of "The Canterbury Tales" in an accessible format, this text includes "The Miller's Prologue", "The Reeve's Prologue" and "Portrait of the Miller". It includes supportive notes which provide details on the historical and literary background to the work. One section offers activities on key themes and techniques, such as the realism in Chaucer's settings, and his imagery and characterization. The text also gives practical guidance on reading Middle English, with a glossary and a complete pronunciation guide. A chronology details Chaucer's life and works, and gives information on his contemporaries.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 176
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Published: 13 Jul 1995

ISBN 10: 0198319886
ISBN 13: 9780198319887