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ISBN: 019283360X / ISBN-13: 9780192833600

The Canterbury Tales

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  • The Canterbury Tales (Oxford University Press, USA) – Trade paperback (1998)
    by Geoffrey Chaucer, David Wright (Adapted by), David Wright (Introduction by)

    The Canterbury Tales

    Trade paperback, Oxford University Press, USA
    1998
    English
    412 pages

    ISBN: 019283360X
    ISBN-13: 9780192833600

    David Wright's new translation of The Canterbury Tales into modern verse--the first to appear in over thirty years--makes one of the greatest works of English literature accessible to all readers while preserving the wit and vivacity of Chaucer's original text.

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Reviews of The Canterbury Tales

Overall customer rating: 3.715
davidsherr

false labeling

by davidsherr on Dec 31, 2009

I thought I was buying the Canterbury Tales. That's what the title says, but it is some little paraphrase of the Canterbury tales, a few pages long and in modern English. They should call it what it is. I didn't want to give it any stars but it wouldn't publish without a rating. The real rating ... More

Khlit

Crummy, boring

by Khlit on Jun 23, 2009

I had to read this for medieval literature and it was my least favorite book. The stories are either boring, bawdy, or cliche. The plot lines, despite being written long ago, are uninteresting and easy to predict. It is not worth the time it takes to read. Don't be deceived by the fact that it is a ... More

The Pageturner

Pilgrimage Through Reading

by The Pageturner on Oct 29, 2008

This book was assigned to us in British Literature class. We only read a few selected story, but each one made me laugh, especially "The Wife of Bath". If the you, the reader reads nothing else in the book, you MUST read "The Wife of Bath". It is exceedingly comical. It is a good idea to have Cliff ... More

brin1956

A classic

by brin1956 on Apr 3, 2007

This is a wonderful story and based on real life. Chaucer was one on the greatest writers of his time. More

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