Canterbury Tales

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Noun1.Canterbury Tales - an uncompleted series of tales written after 1387 by Geoffrey ChaucerCanterbury Tales - an uncompleted series of tales written after 1387 by Geoffrey Chaucer
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The great work of the period, however, and the crowning achievement of Chaucer's life, is 'The Canterbury Tales.
His mind and eye were keen, besides, for moral qualities; he penetrated directly through all the pretenses of falsehood and hypocrisy; while how thoroughly he understood and respected honest worth appears in the picture of the Poor Parson in the Prolog to 'The Canterbury Tales.
Later on, perhaps through Chaucer's example, he turned to English, and in 'Confessio Amantis' (A Lover's Confession) produced a series of renderings of traditional stories parallel in general nature to 'The Canterbury Tales.
A CATHEDRAL'S collection of 8,000 books - including a 15th century copy of Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales - have been rehomed in a painstaking 400-hour operation.
This is a clever, modern retelling of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.
Elizabeth Scala's most recent monograph, Desire in the Canterbury Tales, reads Chaucer's Canterbury Tales as a discourse of desire.
Approaches to Teaching Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, second edition
In addition to the pilgrims' various stories about desire, Scala argues that desire is at the root of the pilgrimage frame in Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales and so also of the relations among the tales in the poem.
But now, a manuscript believed to be the earliest existing version of Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, has been published online in its entirety for the whole world to see for the first time.
She also finds more coherence between the framing story of pilgrimage and embedded tales in modern works than in The Canterbury Tales, with the framing story acting as 'an inclusive discursive platform, allowing a diversity of voices' (p.
30pm there is a new adaptation of Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, with a cast of just five actors playing more than 70 characters in just under two hours.
This pilgrimage provided the theme for Geoffrey Chaucer''''s 14th-century literary classic The Canterbury Tales.