The Resource The Canterbury tales, Geoffrey Chaucer ; a new unabridged translation by Burton Raffel ; introduction by John Miles Foley

The Canterbury tales, Geoffrey Chaucer ; a new unabridged translation by Burton Raffel ; introduction by John Miles Foley

Label
The Canterbury tales
Title
The Canterbury tales
Statement of responsibility
Geoffrey Chaucer ; a new unabridged translation by Burton Raffel ; introduction by John Miles Foley
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • enm
  • eng
Summary
Maintains the flavor, charm, and rhythm of the original version as it chronicles the stories of a group of travelers representing every aspect of medieval society on a pilgrimage to Canterbury, England.
Dewey number
821/.1
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The Canterbury tales, Geoffrey Chaucer ; a new unabridged translation by Burton Raffel ; introduction by John Miles Foley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [599]-626)
Contents
  • The Steward's prologue [the Reeve's prologue]
  • The Steward's tale [the Reeve's tale]
  • The Cook's prologue
  • The Cook's tale
  • Introductory words to the Man of Law's tale
  • Prologue to the Man of Law's tale
  • The Man of Law's tale
  • Epilogue to the Man of Law's tale [of disputed authenticity]
  • The Wife of Bath's prologue
  • The Wife of Bath's tale
  • Biographical note
  • The Friar's prologue
  • The Friar's tale
  • The Summoner's prologue
  • The Summoner's tale
  • The Cleric's prologue
  • The Cleric's tale
  • Chaucer's happy song
  • The Merchant's prologue
  • The Merchant's tale
  • Epilogue to the Merchant's tale
  • Introduction
  • Introduction to the Squire's tale
  • The Squire's tale [unfinished]
  • The Landowner's prologue [the Franklin's prologue]
  • The Landowner's tale [the Franklin's tale]
  • The Physician's tale
  • Introduction to the Pardon Peddler's tale [introduction to the Pardoner's tale]
  • The Pardon Peddler's prologue [the Pardoner's prologue]
  • The Pardon Peddler's tale [the Pardoner's tale]
  • The Shipman's tale
  • The Host's merry words to the Shipman and the Prioress
  • Translator's foreword
  • Prologue to the Prioress's tale
  • The Canterbury tales
  • General prologue
  • The Knight's tale
  • The Miller's prologue
  • The Miller's tale
  • The Nun's Priest's tale of Cock and Hen, Chauntecleer and Pertelote
  • Epilogue to the Nun's Priest's tale
  • The Second Nun's prologue
  • Prayer to the Virgin Mary
  • The Second Nun's tale
  • Prologue of the Cleric-Magician's servant [the Canon's Yeoman's prologue]
  • Tale of the Cleric-Magician's servant [the Canon's Yeoman's tale]
  • The Provisioner's prologue [the Manciple's prologue]
  • The Provisioner's tale [the Manciple's tale]
  • The Parson's prologue
  • The Prioress's tale
  • The Parson's tale
  • Here the Maker of this book takes his leave
  • Notes
  • Prologue to Sir Thopas
  • Sir Thopas
  • The Host stops Chaucer's narration
  • The tale of Melibee
  • The prologue of the Monk's tale
  • The Monk's tale : De casibus virorum illustrium [the fall of illustrious men]
  • The prologue of the Nun's Priest's tale
Control code
ocn184906119
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
2008 Modern Library ed.
Extent
xxxvii, 626 p.
Isbn
9780679643555
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2007049703
System control number
(OCoLC)184906119

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