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The text of the Canterbury tales

John Matthews Manly

The text of the Canterbury tales

studied on the basis of all known manuscripts

by John Matthews Manly

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chaucer, Geoffrey, -- d. 1400. -- Manuscripts

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    Statementby John M. Manly & Edith Rickert, with the aid of Mabel Dean, Helen McIntosh, and others; with a chapter on illuminations by Margaret Rickert...
    ContributionsChaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400., Rickert, Edith, 1871-1938., Dean, Mabel., McIntosh, Helen., Rickert, Margaret Josephine, 1888-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23318659M

      Canterbury Tales, a collection of verse and prose tales of many different kinds. At the time of his death, Chaucer had penned nea lines of The Canterbury Tales, but many more tales were planned. Uncommon Honor When he died in , Chaucer was accorded a rare honor for a commoner—burial in London’s Westminster Abbey. In , an Canterbury Tales The Canterbury Tales is a collection of stories written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer in the 14th century (two of them in prose, the rest in verse). The tales, some of which are originals and others not, are contained inside a frame tale and told by a group of pilgrims on their way from Southwark to Canterbury to visit the shrine of

    These are the opening lines with which the narrator begins the General Prologue of The Canterbury Tales. The imagery in this opening passage is of spring’s renewal and rebirth. April’s sweet showers have penetrated the dry earth of March, hydrating the roots, which in turn coax flowers out of the ://   The Canterbury Tales is a book of stories written by Geoffrey was written in the 14th was one of the first books to be written in Middle English. The book is about a group of pilgrims travelling from London to they travel along, each person tells a story to pass the time. Chaucer planned to write stories, with each person telling two Background  The tales  About The Canterbury Tales  Gallery of the Pilgrims

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Interview by Stephanie Kelley   The text of the 'Canterbury Tales,' as printed in the present volume, is an entirely new one, owing nothing to the numerous printed editions which have preceded it.

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InChaucer became Controller of Customs and Justice of Peace and, three years later, Clerk of the King's work in  › Poetry, Drama & Criticism › Poetry › By Period. Full text in middle english and modern english of. The Canterbury Tales Geoffrey Chaucer ( - ) In the table of contents below, click on the tale you wish to read.

The chosen tale appears in the upper right frame. In the chosen tale, click on a hyperlinked word. A translation or explanation appears in the glossary in the lower right The Canterbury Tales is written almost entirely in rhyming couplets and iambic pentameter, with a few exceptions.

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