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The Resource The Canterbury tales, Geoffrey Chaucer ; a new unabridged translation by Burton Raffel ; introduction by John Miles Foley

The Canterbury tales, Geoffrey Chaucer ; a new unabridged translation by Burton Raffel ; introduction by John Miles Foley

Label
The Canterbury tales
Title
The Canterbury tales
Statement of responsibility
Geoffrey Chaucer ; a new unabridged translation by Burton Raffel ; introduction by John Miles Foley
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • enm
  • eng
Summary
Maintains the flavor, charm, and rhythm of the original version as it chronicles the stories of a group of travelers representing every aspect of medieval society on a pilgrimage to Canterbury, England
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
-1400
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chaucer, Geoffrey
Dewey number
821/.1
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR1870.A1
LC item number
R34 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Raffel, Burton
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages
  • Storytelling
  • Tales, Medieval
  • Canterbury (England)
Label
The Canterbury tales, Geoffrey Chaucer ; a new unabridged translation by Burton Raffel ; introduction by John Miles Foley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 599-626)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Steward's prologue [the Reeve's prologue]
  • The Steward's tale [the Reeve's tale]
  • 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
  • Biographical note
  • 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
  • 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
  • Translator's foreword
  • Prologue to the Prioress's tale
  • The Canterbury tales
  • General prologue
  • The Knight's tale
  • The Miller's prologue
  • The Miller'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 Prioress's tale
  • The Parson's tale
  • Here the Maker of this book takes his leave
  • Notes
  • 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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
2008 Modern Library edition
Extent
xxxvii, 626 pages
Isbn
9781615231836
Lccn
2007049703
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn184906119
  • (OCoLC)184906119
Label
The Canterbury tales, Geoffrey Chaucer ; a new unabridged translation by Burton Raffel ; introduction by John Miles Foley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 599-626)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Steward's prologue [the Reeve's prologue]
  • The Steward's tale [the Reeve's tale]
  • 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
  • Biographical note
  • 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
  • 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
  • Translator's foreword
  • Prologue to the Prioress's tale
  • The Canterbury tales
  • General prologue
  • The Knight's tale
  • The Miller's prologue
  • The Miller'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 Prioress's tale
  • The Parson's tale
  • Here the Maker of this book takes his leave
  • Notes
  • 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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
2008 Modern Library edition
Extent
xxxvii, 626 pages
Isbn
9781615231836
Lccn
2007049703
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn184906119
  • (OCoLC)184906119

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