The Canterbury Tales

Author: Geoffrey Chaucer

Translator: Nevill Coghill

  • Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Published: 30 Jan 2003
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Synopsis

With their astonishing diversity of tone and subject matter, The Canterbury Tales have become one of the touchstones of medieval literature.

Translated here into modern English, these tales of a motley crowd of pilgrims drawn from all walks of life-from knight to nun, miller to monk-reveal a picture of English life in the fourteenth century that is as robust as it is representative.

Translated by Nevill Coghill

Product details

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780140424386
  • Size: 129 x 198mm
  • Pages: 528
  • Published: 30 Jan 2003
  • Publisher: Penguin Classics
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