The Canterbury Tales
ISBN: 0553210823
EAN13: 9780553210828
Language: English
Publication Date: March 1, 1982
Pages: 421
Dimensions: 1.34" H x 6.77" L x 4.17" W
Weight: 0.71 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
Lively, absorbing, often outrageously funny, Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales is a work of genius, an undisputed classic that gathers together 21 of literature's most enduring (and endearing) characters in a vivid group portrait that captures the full spectrum of medieval society. Parallel translation.
Editor Reviews
From the front Cover 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 Canterbury Tales gather 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. A graceful modren translation facing each page of the text allows the contemporary reader to enjoy the fast pace of these selections from The Canterbury Tales with the poetry of the Middle English original always at first hand.