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The Wife of Bath's Prologue and Tale / Edition 2
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The Wife of Bath's Prologue and Tale / Edition 2

by Geoffrey Chaucer, James Winny
 

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ISBN-10: 052146689X

ISBN-13: 9780521466899

Pub. Date: 04/28/1994

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 Wife of Bath'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

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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 Wife of Bath'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:
9780521466899
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1994
Series:
Selected Tales from Chaucer Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
4.84(w) x 7.32(h) x 0.51(d)
Age Range:
16 - 18 Years

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Table of Contents

Introduction; What are the Canterbury Tales?; Chaucer's language; The Wife of Bath's contribution; Text and notes: The portrait of the Wife of Bath (from The General Prologue); The Wife of Bath's prologue; The Wife of Bath's tale; The tale told by the Wife of Bath; Chaucer's pilgrims; Pilgrims and pilgrimages; Geoffrey Chaucer; Marriage or virginity?; The status of women in the fourteenth century; The role of the Church; Themes in the Wife of Bath's Prologue and Tale; Glossary of frequently used words

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