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Tales from Chaucer

Geoffrey Chaucer

Tales from Chaucer

by Geoffrey Chaucer

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementre-told by Eleanor Farjeon ; illustrated by Marjorie Walters.
ContributionsFarjeon, Eleanor, 1881-1965.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 240 p. :
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22903453M

the canterbury tales: other poems: the canterbury tales- prologue. the knight's tale the miller's tale. the reeve's tale. the cook's tale. the man of law's tale. the wife of bath's tale. the friar's tale. the sompnour's tale. the clerk's tale. the merchant's tale. the squire's tale. the franklin's tale. the doctor's tale. the pardoner's tale. The other day I spotted an interesting-looking book on the shelves of the Princeton Public Library’s ongoing “Friends of the Library” book sale (which prices most books at $1 or $2, just the right price to snare a casual browser!). It was an edition of The Canterbury Tales in a brightly-colored, illustrated paper dust-jacket, published by Blackie & Son of London and Glasgow (©

Chaucer seemed to accept the pre-Reformation theology as an inextricable part of his contemporary culture. Many of Chaucer’s other tales are more entertaining and more story-like. Chaucer’s characters, like the Friar or the Wife of Bath, still stick with us throughout the centuries.


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Tales Notes Narrator Geoffrey Chaucer Sir Thopas and the Tale of Melibee: Although he writes all of the tales, Chaucer describes himself telling two tales as one of the pilgrims.

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