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.
Approaches to Teaching Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, second edition
Geoffrey Chaucer wrote his narrative work The Canterbury Tales in a time of transition from vestigially oral culture to functionally literate print culture.
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.
This pilgrimage provided the theme for Geoffrey Chaucer''''s 14th-century literary classic The Canterbury Tales.
Tell us about some of the productions you've put on in the past: We have performed classics such as The Importance of Being Ernest and Canterbury Tales, comedies such as The Odd Couple and 'Allo 'Allo, thrillers such as Dracula, mysteries such as An Inspector Calls and pantomimes.
Among their topics are patterns of disruption in the Prioress' Tale, Chaucer's ethical poetic in the Canterbury Tales, his metrical landscape, time and authority in Parliament of Fowls, his counterfeit exempla, and William Morris (1834-96) interrupted interrupting Chaucer.
1400: Geoffrey Chaucer, author of Canterbury Tales, died.
The question is inevitable in any discussion of this tale, since the manuscripts of his poem the Canterbury Tales provide the only medieval context in which it has survived.
AN OUTDOOR production of Geoffrey Chaucer's immortal Canterbury Tales came to Speke Hall.

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