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The Canterbury Tales
Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales
  • ISBN: 9780140424386
  • Pages: 528
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • Binding: Paperback

The Canterbury Tales

Geoffrey Chaucer
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In The Canterbury Tales Chaucer created one of the great touchstones of English literature.

A storytelling competition within a group of pilgrims from all walks of life is the occasion for a series of tales that range from the Knight’s account of courtly love and the ebullient Wife of Bath’s Arthurian legend to the ribald anecdotes of the Miller and the Cook. This modern English verse translation retains all the vigour and poetry of Chaucer’s fourteenth-century Middle English.



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