The Pardoner's Prologue and Tale / Edition 2

The Pardoner's Prologue and Tale / Edition 2

by Geoffrey Chaucer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521468183

ISBN-13: 9780521468183

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 Pardoner'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 Pardoner'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:
9780521468183
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/1994
Series:
Selected Tales from Chaucer Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
111
Product dimensions:
4.80(w) x 7.28(h) x 0.35(d)
Age Range:
16 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction; What are The Canterbury Tales?; Chaucer's language; The Pardoner's contribution; Text and notes: The portrait of the Pardoner (from The General Prologue); Introduction to the Pardoner's tale; The Pardoner's prologue; The Pardoner's tale; The tale told by the Pardoner; Chaucer's pilgrims; Pilgrims and pilgrimages; Geoffrey Chaucer; Background to the Pardoner's tale; Chaucer's self-examination as a poet; The role of the Church; Themes in the Pardoner's prologue and tale; Glossary of frequently used words

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