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The Canterbury tales / Geoffrey Chaucer ; a verse translation with an introduction and notes by David Wright.

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  • ISBN: 0192815970
  • ISBN: 9780192815972
  • Physical Description: xxvii, 482 pages ; 19 cm.
  • Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; Oxford University Press, 1986, ©1985.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages xxiii-xxv).
Summary, etc.: Chaucer's work 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.
Subject: Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages > England > Canterbury > Poetry.
Poesía inglesa.
Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages > England > Canterbury > Poetry.

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