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- Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 5.99
Lively, absorbing, often outrageously funny, Chaucer?s The Canterbury Tales is a work of genius, an undisputed classic that has held a special appeal for each generation of readers. The Tales gathers twenty-nine of literature?s most enduring (and endearing) characters in a vivid group portrait that captures the full spectrum of medieval society,... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 4.99
Geoffrey Chaucer's fourteenth-century masterpiece The Canterbury Tales is such a rollicking good read that you'll forget many critics and scholars also regard it as one of the most important literary works in English. A group of pilgrims are traveling together to visit a holy shrine at the Canterbury Cathedral. Along the way, they decide to... more...
- Copyright Group 2014; US$ 3.39
Westminster Abbey has seen much during its long, rich history. The coronations of Kings and Queens, the burials of Prime ministers. However it is also a church that remembers the men and women of the arts. Dedicated writers and poets who spoke so eloquently that the Nation wished to bid farewell on a stage grand enough to match their talents. Their... more...
- NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 3.99
The Canterbury Tales is a collection of stories in a frame story, between 1387 and 1400. It is a story of a group of travelers on their way to England. The Pilgrims, from all levels of society, tell each other stories, which make up the contents of this fabulous book. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2005; US$ 31.98
At the Tabard Inn in Southwark, a jovial group of pilgrims assembles, including an unscrupulous Pardoner, a noble-minded Knight, a ribald Miller, the lusty Wife of Bath, and Chaucer himself. As they set out on their journey towards the shrine of Thomas a Becket in Canterbury, each character agrees to tell a tale. The twenty-four tales that follow are... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 12.78
In The Canterbury Tales Chaucer created one of the great touchstones of English literature, a masterly collection of chivalric romances, moral allegories and low farce. A story-telling competition between a group of pilgrims from all walks of life is the occasion for a series of tales that range from the Knight's account of courtly love and the ebullient... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 5.95
The procession that crosses Chaucer's pages is as full of life and as richly textured as a medieval tapestry. The Knight, the Miller, the Friar, the Squire, the Prioress, the Wife of Bath, and others who make up the cast of characters -- including Chaucer himself -- are real people, with human emotions and weaknesses. When it is remembered that Chaucer... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 1.99
When an eclectic group of pilgrims take turns telling tales while on the road to Canterbury Cathedral, the Clerk of Oxford, a learned man, sets out to tell a moral and educational story for his fellow pilgrims. He tells the tale of Griselda, a beautiful young peasant girl chosen by the marquis to be his bride. Although Griselda?s husband loves her,... more...
- IberiaLiteratura 2015; US$ 0.94
Ebook con un sumario dinámico y detallado: Los cuentos de Canterbury es una obra del escritor inglés Geoffrey Chaucer, que presenta una estructura semejante al Decamerón, de Boccaccio. Los cuentos fueron escritos a finales del siglo XIV. Los cuentos de Canterbury es una de las obras más importantes de la literatura inglesa, y quizás la mejor obra... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 1.99
When an eclectic group of pilgrims take turns telling tales while on the road to Canterbury Cathedral, the Knight tells the tale of Arcite and Palamon, two young aristocrats from Thebes who are captured in battle by Theseus. When the captives spy the beautiful maiden Emily from their prison window, they immediately fall in love and become rivals.... more...