Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Burton Raffel has made two key decisions in his rendition of Chaucer's greatest work. While most editions stick to the half-dozen or so best-known stories—the raunchy "Miller's Tale" and the proto-feminist "Wife of Bath's Tale" being the most popular with contemporary readers—Raffel offers modern English versions of even such unfinished fragments as "The Squire's Tale" and such often-skipped ... Read full review

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have no idea WHY I bought this, it was on a whim. But read it I did. I found reading the pronunctation key and trying to read as it would have been spoken, instead of reading it as I would speak it ... Read full review

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User Review  - signature103 - LibraryThing

This edition is a selection with modern prose translation on the facing right page. It therefore foregos the rhyme scheme is prose making it more readable and accruate in terms of meaning than the ... Read full review

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