The Canterbury Tales
ISBN10: 1907776257 ISBN13: 9781907776250 Contributors: Connell, Jolyon (Editor) Publisher: Connell Guides Published: Sep 1 2018 Pages: 149 Weight: 0.36lbs. Height: 7.00" Width: 4.50" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
"Shakespeare and Milton were the greatest sons of their country," said G.K. Chesterton, "but Chaucer was the father of his country." The Canterbury Tales have sometimes been thought dry, even intimidating, of little relevance to the modern world. Nothing could be further from the truth, argues the distinguished literary critic Stephen Fender.