[[ Ebook ]] ➢ The Canterbury Tales Author Geoffrey Chaucer – Terrapin-info.co.uk

The Canterbury Tales The Canterbury Tales Is A Major Part Of England S Literary Heritage From The Exuberant Wife Of Bath S Arthurian Legend To The Miller S Worldly, Ribald Farce, These Tales Can Be Taken As A Mirror Of Fourteenth Century London Incorporating Every Style Of Medieval Narrative Bawdy Anecdote, Allegorical Fable And Courtly Romance The Tales Encompass A Blend Of Universal Human Themes Ackroyd S Retelling Is A Highly Readable, Prose Version In Modern English, Using Expletive And Avoiding Euphemism, Making The Tales Much Accessible To A New Generation Of Readers The Edition Also Includes An Introduction By Ackroyd, Detailing Some Of The Historical Background To Chaucer And The Tales, And Why He Has Been Inspired To Translate Them For A New Generation Of Readers


9 thoughts on “The Canterbury Tales

  1. says:

    Bought this book in Canterbury, having never read the full thing This is a very entertaining retelling in modern English prose Lots of fun


  2. says:

    Superb retelling of Chaucer s famous tales Vivid character pictures of the pilgrims Illuminating insights into medieval views on religion, gender roles, power and fortune.