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The Canterbury tales / Geoffrey Chaucer ; edited with an introduction and notes by Jill Mann

By: Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400.
Contributor(s): Mann, Jill.
Series: Penguin Classics: Publisher: London ; New York : : Penguin Books, 2005Description: lxxii, 1254 pages ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780140422344.Subject(s): Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages -- PoetryGenre/Form: Kommentar | Kommentar. | Poetry.Additional physical formats: Online version:: Canterbury tales.DDC classification: 821.1
Contents:
Abbreviations of the Canterbury tales -- The general prologue -- The knight's tale -- The miller's prologue and tale -- The reeve's prologue and tale -- The cook's prologue and tale -- The man of law's prologue, tale [and epilogue] -- The wife of Bath's prologue and tale -- The friar's prologue and tale -- The summoner's prologue and tale -- The clerk's prologue and tale -- The merchant's prologue, tale and epilogue -- The squire's prologue and tale -- The squire-franklin link, the franklin's prologue and tale -- The physician's tale -- The physician-pardoner link, the pardoner's prologue and tale -- The shipman's tale -- The shipman-prioress link, the prioress's prologue and tale -- The prioress-Sir Thopas link and Sir Thopas
Summary: Chaucer's work begins at the Tabard Inn in Southwark, England, where a group of pilgrims have assembled on their way to Canterbury. Harry Bailly, the innkeeper, suggests a contest: whoever tells the best tale will win a supper when they reach Canterbury
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 785-794)

Abbreviations of the Canterbury tales -- The general prologue -- The knight's tale -- The miller's prologue and tale -- The reeve's prologue and tale -- The cook's prologue and tale -- The man of law's prologue, tale [and epilogue] -- The wife of Bath's prologue and tale -- The friar's prologue and tale -- The summoner's prologue and tale -- The clerk's prologue and tale -- The merchant's prologue, tale and epilogue -- The squire's prologue and tale -- The squire-franklin link, the franklin's prologue and tale -- The physician's tale -- The physician-pardoner link, the pardoner's prologue and tale -- The shipman's tale -- The shipman-prioress link, the prioress's prologue and tale -- The prioress-Sir Thopas link and Sir Thopas

Chaucer's work begins at the Tabard Inn in Southwark, England, where a group of pilgrims have assembled on their way to Canterbury. Harry Bailly, the innkeeper, suggests a contest: whoever tells the best tale will win a supper when they reach Canterbury

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