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The Canterbury tales [electronic resource] / Geoffrey Chaucer ; a new translation by Burton Raffel.

Chaucer, Geoffrey,-1400. (Author). Raffel, Burton. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781588367648 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1588367649 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxxvii, 626 p.)
  • Edition: 2008 Modern Library ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2008.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [599]-626).
Formatted Contents Note: Biographical note -- Introduction -- Translator's foreword -- The Canterbury tales -- General prologue -- The Knight's tale -- The Miller's prologue -- The Miller's tale -- The Steward's prologue [the Reeve's prologue] -- The Cook's prologue -- The Cook's tale -- Introductory words to the Man of Law's tale -- Prologue to the Man of Law's tale -- The Man of Law's tale -- Epilogue to the Man of Law's tale [of disputed authenticity] -- The Wife of Bath's prologue -- The Wife of Bath's tale -- The Friar's prologue -- The Friar's tale -- The Summoner's prologue -- The Summoner's tale -- The Cleric's prologue -- The Cleric's tale -- Chaucer's happy song -- The Merchant's prologue -- The Merchant's tale -- Epilogue to the Merchant's tale -- Introduction to the Squire's tale -- The Squire's tale [unfinished] -- The Landowner's prologue [the Franklin's prologue] -- The Landowner's tale [the Franklin's tale] -- The Physician's tale -- Introduction to the Pardon Peddler's tale [introduction to the Pardoner's tale] -- The Pardon Peddler's prologue [the Pardoner's prologue] -- The Pardon Peddler's tale [the Pardoner's tale] -- The Shipman's tale -- The Host's merry words to the Shipman and the Prioress -- Prologue to the Prioress's tale.
The Prioress's tale -- Prologue to Sir Thopas -- Sir Thopas -- The Host stops Chaucer's narration -- The tale of Melibee -- The prologue of the Monk's tale -- The Monk's tale : De casibus virorum illustrium [the fall of illustrious men] -- The prologue of the Nun's Priest's tale -- The Nun's Priest's tale of Cock and Hen, Chauntecleer and Pertelote -- Epilogue to the Nun's Priest's tale -- The Second Nun's prologue -- Prayer to the Virgin Mary -- The Second Nun's tale -- Prologue of the Cleric-Magician's servant [the Canon's Yeoman's prologue] -- Tale of the Cleric-Magician's servant [the Canon's Yeoman's tale] -- The Provisioner's prologue [the Manciple's prologue] -- The Provisioner's tale [the Manciple's tale] -- The Parson's prologue -- The Parson's tale -- Here the Maker of this book takes his leave -- Notes.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages > Poetry.
Canterbury (England) > Poetry.
Storytelling > Poetry.
Tales, Medieval.
Genre: Electronic books.

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