The Canterbury Tales

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Oxford University Press, 1986 - Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages - 482 pages
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User 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

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User Review  - cyderry - LibraryThing

The Canterbury Tales is a collection of stories told by pilgrims in Medieval England who are going to pray at Canterbury Cathedral. Chaucer uses characters from all aspects of the society - knights ... Read full review

Contents

Group A I
1
The Knights Tale OOOlN
79
Group B
113
Fragment Vll Group B
148
Fragment Ill Group
219
Group
278
Group
344
Group
386
Group
411
Group
451
FragmentX Group
461
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About the author (1986)

Geoffrey Chaucer was an English author, poet, philosopher, bureaucrat (courtier), and diplomat. He is often referred to as the Father of English Literature.

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