Chaucer's Canterbury Tales
Marcia Williams retells nine favorite Chaucerian tales in her witty, engaging comic-strip style.
Step back into the Middle Ages for a boisterous, bawdy storytelling session led by the one and only Chaucer. Marcia Williams uses her signature comic-strip format to animate nine Canterbury classics, including "The Clerk's Tale," "The Miller's Tale," and "The Wife of Bath's Tale." Interspersed with her lively narrative and running side-commentary are bits of dialogue from the original Medieval English text, bringing the essence of Chaucer's colorful humor to modern readers in an engaging way.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Rosenstern - LibraryThing
Terribly hard to get used to the writing, initially. But once you pick it up, you realize that Chaucer was one saucy dog. His tales are riddled with jokes that would make playboy blush. Seriously. Take a look at the kinds of jokes people told at bars in the 14th century. Read full review
Review: Chancer's Canterbury Tales Retold And Illustrated by Marcia WilliamsUser Review - Katie - Goodreads
A great retelling of a handful of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, with comic-strip style pictures to help show what's happening, and modern language to explain the story. Also, bits of the original text in the cartoon. Read full review