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The Canterbury Tales : Fifteen Tales and the General Prologue
by Geoffrey Chaucer and V. A. Kolve and Glending Olson


Overview - Each is presented in the original language, with normalized spelling and substantial annotations for modern readers. Among the new added to the Second Edition are the much-requested "Merchant s Tale" and the "Tale of Sir Thopas." "Sources and Backgrounds" are included for the General Prologue and for most of the tales, enabling students to understandThe Canterbury Tales in light of relevant medieval ideas and attitudes and inviting comparison between Chaucer s work and his sources.  Read more...

 
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More About The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer; V. A. Kolve; Glending Olson
 
 
 
Overview
Each is presented in the original language, with normalized spelling and substantial annotations for modern readers. Among the new added to the Second Edition are the much-requested "Merchant s Tale" and the "Tale of Sir Thopas." "Sources and Backgrounds" are included for the General Prologue and for most of the tales, enabling students to understandThe Canterbury Tales in light of relevant medieval ideas and attitudes and inviting comparison between Chaucer s work and his sources. "Criticism" includes nine essays, four of them new to this edition, by leading Chaucerians, among them F. R. H. DuBoulay, E. Talbot Donaldson, Barbara Nolani, and Lee Patterson. A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are also included."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780393925876
  • ISBN-10: 0393925870
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: June 2005
  • Page Count: 624

Series: Norton Critical Editions

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