The Canterbury Tales: The General Prologue and Twelve Major Tales in Modern Spelling

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University Press of America, 1991 - Literary Criticism - 388 pages
This is the first and only edition of The Canterbury Tales that presents Chaucer's poem word for word in modern spelling. It retains the inimitable charm of Chaucer's language while eliminating the obstacle of archaic spelling. This text is eminently more readable and accessible, and will encourage students to read and appreciate Chaucer, not deter them.

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Contents

The Knights Tale
42
The Millers Prologue and Tale
104
The Reeves Prologue and Tale
128
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Michael Murphy is Professor in the English Department at Brooklyn College at the City University of New York in Brooklyn, New York.

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