The General Prologue to the Canterbury Tales

The General Prologue to the Canterbury Tales

by Geoffrey Chaucer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521595088

ISBN-13: 9780521595087

Pub. Date: 10/21/1999

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The complete text of Chaucer's General Prologue, from the Riverside text, is presented here with detailed support on the portraits of individual pilgrims. This edition also gives practical guidance on how to read Middle English, a full glossary, and extracts from important contemporary texts, such as the Roman de la Rose and Piers Plowman.  See more details below

Overview

The complete text of Chaucer's General Prologue, from the Riverside text, is presented here with detailed support on the portraits of individual pilgrims. This edition also gives practical guidance on how to read Middle English, a full glossary, and extracts from important contemporary texts, such as the Roman de la Rose and Piers Plowman.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521595087
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/21/1999
Series:
Cambridge School Chaucer Series
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
737,175
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
16 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Chaucer's General Prologue in Context 1

The General Prologue to the Canterbury Tales 7

Notes 33

Interpretations 89

A Note on Chaucer's English 149

A Note on Pronunciation 157

Essay Questions 159

Chronology 163

Further Reading 165

Glossary 169

Appendix 181

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