Chaucer
The Canterbury Tales
The Canterbury Tales
Paperback      ISBN: 0553210823
A modern English translation, background information and glossary accompany the original Middle English text of Chaucer's poem about travelers on a pilgrimage
The Canterbury Tales
The Canterbury Tales
Paperback      ISBN: 0140440224
A retelling of the medieval poem about a group of travelers on a pilgrimage to Canterbury and the tales they tell each other
The Canterbury Tales
The Canterbury Tales
Paperback      ISBN: 0140424385
A retelling of the medieval poem about a group of travelers on a pilgrimage to Canterbury and the tales they tell each other.
The Canterbury Tales
The Canterbury Tales
Hardcover      ISBN: 0679601252
Lively, absorbing, often outrageously funny, Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales is a work of genius, an undisputed classic that has held a special appeal for each generation of readers. The Tales gathers twenty-nine of literature’s most enduring (and endearing) characters in a vivid group portrait that captures the full spectrum of medieval society, from the exalted Knight to the humble Plowman. This new edition includes a comprehensive introduction that summarizes some of the most important historical events and movements that defined the world of Chaucer and his pilgrims; two additional tales (Reeve’s and Shipman’s); introductions for each tale designed to prepare the reader for a better understanding and enjoyment of the tale; newly written and conveniently placed explanatory notes; and a new, more easily understood system for learning to pronounce Chaucerian Middle English. From the Paperback edition.
Canterbury Tales
Canterbury Tales
Hardcover      ISBN: 0679409890
The poem, in the original Middle English, is accompanied by background information, notes, and marginal glosses, and tells the story of a group of travelers on a pilgrimage
The Canterbury Tales
The Canterbury Tales
Paperback      ISBN: 0812978455
Beyond its importance as a literary work of unvarnished genius, Geoffrey Chaucer’s unfinished epic poem is also one of the most beloved works in the English language–and for good reason: It is lively, absorbing, perceptive, and outrageously funny. But despite the brilliance of Chaucer’s work, the continual evolution of our language has rendered his words unfamiliar to many of us. Esteemed poet, translator, and scholar Burton Raffel’s magnificent new unabridged translation brings Chaucer’s poetry back to life, ensuring that none of the original’s wit, wisdom, or humanity is lost to the modern reader. This Modern Library edition also features an Introduction by the widely influential medievalist and author John Miles Foley that discusses Chaucer’s work as well as his life and times.
The Canterbury Tales
The Canterbury Tales
Paperback      ISBN: 014042234x
A diverse group of travelers on a pilgrimage to Canterbury exchanges an array of tales, including "The Wife of Bath," "The Prioress' Tale," "The Nun's Priest Tale," and "The Shipman's Tale," that paint a vivid picture of fourteenth-century medieval life, society, and values. Reprint.
The Canterbury Tales
The Canterbury Tales
Paperback      ISBN: 1411426967
No Fear: The Canterbury Tales gives you the original tales on the left-hand page, side-by-side with an easy-to-understand translation on the right. Featuring the complete text, a line-by-line translation that puts Chaucer into everyday language, a complete list of characters with descriptions, and plenty of helpful commentary, No Fear: The Canterbury Tales allows you to read the tales in all their brilliance—and actually understand what they mean!
The Canterbury Tales: A Prose Version in Modern English
The Canterbury Tales
A Prose Version in Modern English
Paperback      ISBN: 0307743535
David Wright’s classic translation brings Chaucer’s masterpiece of Middle English storytelling into clear modern prose. The Canterbury Tales has entertained readers for centuries, with its comic animal fables, moral allegories, miniature epics of courtly love, and rollicking erotic farces that bring fourteenth-century England to life on every page. The gloriously varied stories, narrated by a group of pilgrims on their way to Canterbury, are peopled with saints, sinners, and ordinary mortals in a vivid panorama of the medieval world. This prose translation renders these tales as accessible and irresistible to modern readers as they were to Chaucer’s contemporaries.
The Canterbury Tales: A Selection
The Canterbury Tales
A Selection
Paperback      ISBN: 0140424458
A selection of the "Chaucer's Canterbury Tales" that provides an introduction to one of the cornerstones of English literature. It offers character sketches of the colourful band of pilgrims who gather at a London inn on their way to Canterbury. It contains an introduction examining Chaucer's life and work and the literary influences on the Tales.