The Franklin's Prologue and Tale / Edition 2

The Franklin's Prologue and Tale / Edition 2

by Geoffrey Chaucer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521466946

ISBN-13: 9780521466943

Pub. Date: 06/28/1994

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Six-hundred-year-old tales with modern relevance. This stunning full-colour edition from the bestselling Cambridge School Chaucer series explores the complete text of The Franklin's Prologue and Tale through a wide range of classroom-tested activities and illustrated information, including a map of the Canterbury pilgrimage, a running synopsis of the action, an

Overview

Six-hundred-year-old tales with modern relevance. This stunning full-colour edition from the bestselling Cambridge School Chaucer series explores the complete text of The Franklin's Prologue and Tale through a wide range of classroom-tested activities and illustrated information, including a map of the Canterbury pilgrimage, a running synopsis of the action, an explanation of unfamiliar words and suggestions for study. Cambridge School Chaucer makes medieval life and language more accessible, helping students appreciate Chaucer's brilliant characters, his wit, sense of irony and love of controversy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521466943
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/1994
Series:
Selected Tales from Chaucer Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
4.84(w) x 7.36(h) x 0.51(d)
Age Range:
16 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction; What are The Canterbury Tales?; Chaucer's language; The Franklin's contribution; Text and notes: The portrait of the Franklin (from The General Prologue); The Franklin's prologue; The Franklin's tale; Chaucer's pilgrims; Pilgrims and pilgrimages; Geoffrey Chaucer; Symbolism in The Franklin's Tale; Literary devices; The changing world of Chaucer's England; Gentillesse; Astronomy and astrology in The Franklin's Tale; Themes in The Franklin's Tale; Glossary of frequently used words

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