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The Canterbury tales [electronic resource] / Geoffrey Chaucer, Fred Williams.

Chaucer, Geoffrey,-1400. (Author). Williams, Fred. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 0786132310 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 9780786132317 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • Publisher: [Ashland] : Blackstone Audiobooks, [2004]

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General Note: Downloadable audio file; available in WMA or MP3 format.
Title from: Title details screen.
Duration: 18:43:19.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Fred Williams.
Summary, etc.: Presents a recording of Chaucer's work, which begins at the Tabard Inn in Southwark, England, where a group of pilgrims have assembled on their way to Canterbury. Harry Bailly, the innkeeper, suggests a contest: whoever tells the best tale will win a supper when they reach Canterbury.
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 269090 KB; MP3 file size: 527079 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages > England > Canterbury > Poetry.
Canterbury (England) > Poetry.
Storytelling > Poetry.
English poetry > Middle English, 1100-1500.
Tales, Medieval.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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