The Wife of Bath

The Wife of Bath

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by Geoffrey Chaucer
     
 

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The Wyves Tale of Bathe and prologue are among the best-known of Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. They give insight into the role of women in the Late Middle Ages and are probably of interest to Chaucer himself, for the character is one of his most developed ones, with her prologue twice as long as her tale. She holds her own among the bickering pilgrims, and…  See more details below

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The Wyves Tale of Bathe and prologue are among the best-known of Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. They give insight into the role of women in the Late Middle Ages and are probably of interest to Chaucer himself, for the character is one of his most developed ones, with her prologue twice as long as her tale. She holds her own among the bickering pilgrims, and evidence in the manuscripts suggests that although she was first assigned a different, plainer tale-

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ISBN-13:
9781617206252
Publisher:
Wilder Publications
Publication date:
01/24/2012
Pages:
40
Sales rank:
996,806
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.10(d)

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