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Canterbury tales of Geoffrey Chaucer

Percy MacKaye

Canterbury tales of Geoffrey Chaucer

a modern rendering into prose of the prologue and ten tales

by Percy MacKaye

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Published by Grant Richards in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith pictures in colour by Walter Appleton Clark.
ContributionsChaucer, Geoffrey, 1340?-1400.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20630117M

WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER. From the Ellesmere manuscript of The Canterbury Tales and Professor W. Walter Skeat's editions of the other works [edited by F.S. Ellis, printed on the colophon leaf] by Kelmscott Press] Chaucer Geoffrey and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Canterbury Tales, The Knight's Tale, Book I [Excerpt] Geoffrey Chaucer - In days of old there lived, of mighty fame, A valiant Prince, and Theseus was his name; A chief, who more in feats of arms excelled, The rising nor the setting sun beheld.

  Geoffrey Chaucer (c. –) is often considered the the father of English literature and the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages. He wrote The Book of the Duchess, The House of Fame, The Legend of Good Women, and Troilus and Criseyde, but his most famous work remains The Canterbury Tales/5().   While Geoffrey Chaucer composed several magnificent works of poetry, his reputation as “the father of English literature” rests mainly on The Canterbury Tales, a group of stories told by assorted pilgrims en route to the shrine of Thomas à Becket in Canterbury the mirthful and bawdy to the profoundly moral, the tales, taken in their entirety, reflect not only the manners 4/4(2).

The Canterbury Tales: The prologue and Four Tales with the book of the Duchess and Six Loves Chaucer, Geoffrey; Hill, Frank Ernest Published by Longmans, Green and Company, London (). Written at the end of his life, The Canterbury Tales is Geoffrey Chaucer’s best-known work. It is a collection of 24 stories told by a group of 30 pilgrims who travel from Southwark to Canterbury to visit the shrine of Thomas Beckett. Chaucer did not complete the work before he died.


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Troilus and Criseyde. Robinson's Edition; - UMichigan Skeat's Edition - OMACL. Book of the Duchess. Skeat's Edition - OMACL A Hypertext Edition - Librarius. Other Major Poems. The House of Fame - OMACL The Parliament of Fowles - OMACL The Legend of Good.