The General Prologue to the Canterbury Talesby Geoffrey Chaucer
Pub. Date: 10/21/1999
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 General Prologue to the Canterbury Tales 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.
Table of ContentsIntroduction; What are The Canterbury Tales?; Chaucer's language; Introduction to The General Prologue; Text and notes: The General Prologue; Chaucer's pilgrims; Pilgrims and pilgrimages; Geoffrey Chaucer; The social structure and Chaucer's satire; Discussion questions; Glossary of frequently used words
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