The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
(Oxford World's Classics)

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David Wright's new translation of The Canterbury Tales into modern verse--the first to appear in over thirty years--makes one of the greatest works of English literature accessible to all readers while preserving the wit and vivacity of Chaucer's original text.

About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
 

About Geoffrey Chaucer

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Geoffrey Chaucer was an English author, poet, philosopher, bureaucrat (courtier), and diplomat. He is often referred to as the Father of English Literature.
 
Published May 15, 2008 by Oxford University Press. 412 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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The Canterbury Tales By Geoffrey Chaucer, translated by Burton Raffel .

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Like most pre-Victorian books being reviewed in this series, it comes with a limited recommendation only, and I'll warn you that you need to strongly be in the mood to read this book in order to actually read this book;

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