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Read online The Canterbury Tales Teacher's Resource Manual.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Canterbury Tales Teacher's Resource Manual On a spring day in April sometime in the waning years of the th century travelers set out for Canterbury on a pilgrimage to the shrine of Saint Thomas Beckett Among them is a knight a monk a prioress a plowman a miller a merchant a clerk and an oft widowed wife from Bath Travel is arduous and wearing to maintain their spirits this band of pilgrims entertains each other with a series of tall tales that span the spectrum of literary genres Five hundred years later people are still reading Geoffrey Chaucer s i Canterbury Tales i If you haven t yet made the acquaintance of the Franklin the Pardoner or the Squire because you never learned Middle English take heart this edition of the i Tales i has been translated into modern idiom p From the heroic romance of The Knight s Tale to the low farce embodied in the stories of the Miller the Reeve and the Merchant Chaucer treated such universal subjects as love sex and death in poetry that is simultaneously witty insightful and poignant i The Canterbury Tales i is a grand tour of th century English mores and morals one that modern day readers will enjoy p by Geoffrey Chaucer

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The Canterbury Tales Teacher's Resource Manual
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p 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 wrote in English at a time when Latin was the standard literary language across western Europe the magnitude of his achievement is even more remarkable But Chaucer s genius needs no historical introduction it bursts forth from every page of i The Canterbury Tales i br br If we trust the General Prologue Chaucer intended that each pilgrim should tell two tales on the way to Canterbury and two tales on the way back He never finished his enormous project and even the completed tales were not finally revised Scholars are uncertain about the order of the tales As the printing press had yet to be invented when Chaucer wrote his works The Canterbury Tales has been passed down in several handwritten manuscripts p, No description available, Contexts connects the poems to their classical and medieval foundations and includes works by Virgil Ovid Cicero Boethius Dante and Boccaccio among others From the wealth of scholarly work available the editor has chosen for Criticism six essays that address the poems central themes Contributors include Charles Muscatine A C Spearing R T Lenaghan Richard Firth Green Elaine Tuttle Hansen and Steven Kruger A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are also included, Here are tales told by members from all parts of English society of the th century reflecting on life as they travel the road from Southwark to Canterbury