The Canterbury Tales Recounts The Stories Told By Pilgrims To One Another As They Make Their Way From London To The Shrine Of St Thomas Beckett In Canterbury This Volume Contains The Pardoner S Tale A Story Rich In Detail About The Exploitation Of Ordinary Folk In Medieval Times At The Hands Of Men Of Religion This Interlinear Edition Places Chaucer S Original Middle English Text In Alternating Rows With A New Translation Into Modern English This Allows Readers To Understand Unfamiliar Words And Phrases Immediately And Without Needing To Look Elsewhere The Translation Into Modern English Differs Only Slightly From Those Found Elsewhere Here, The Key Difference Is That Each Line Is Translated Separately, And Thereby Avoids The Problem Seen In Some Translations That Words Are Borrowed From Adjacent Lines To Help Maintain Chaucer S Rhyming Structure Accordingly, This Translation Adheres Closely To Chaucer S Own Words Although, In Doing So, It May Occasionally Contain Rather Descriptive Explanations Than Is Usual In Translated Works Nevertheless, This Word For Word Approach Will Greatly Assist Those New To Chaucer S Middle English Parents Will Be Pleased That The Pardoner S Tale Contains No Lewdness Or Vulgarity As Can Be Found In Some Of The Other Canterbury Tales In This Regard, It May Appropriately Be Studied At Middle School Level This Volume Contains The Complete And Unabridged Text With Line Numbers Together With An Easily Understandable Translation Into Modern English Which Means It Offers Excellent Value For Money.
Geoffrey Chaucer c 1343 October 25, 1400 was an English author, poet, philosopher, bureaucrat, courtier and diplomat Although he wrote many works, he is best remembered for his unfinished frame narrative The Canterbury Tales Sometimes called the father of English literature, Chaucer is credited by some scholars as being the first author to demonstrate the artistic legitimacy of the vernacu
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- The Canterbury Tales (Thrifty Classic Literature Book 74)
- Geoffrey Chaucer
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