The Canterbury tales: a selection
The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales contains the most vivid and familiar passages from medieval English literature. Chaucer's pilgrims form a complete cross-section of the society of his day from the Monk and Merchant, the Doctor and Lawyer, through to the outrageous Miller and the corrupt Summoner. This illustrated edition of the Prologue features miniatures taken from the Ellesmere manuscript, and closely adheres to the authentic text of Chaucer. End notes provide all the information necessary for a complete understanding of the work. This unique book with its eye-catching and colourful design, celebrates one of the most significant periods in English history.
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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
THE CANTERBURY TALES
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