Canterbury Tales (Paperback)

By Geoffrey Chaucer, David Wright (Translator)
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Description


David Wright's prose version of Chaucer's classic.

About the Author


Geoffrey Chaucer is known as the Father of English literature and is widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages.

David Wright is Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies at the University of Illinois. The recipient of the Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Award, he has written for The Southern Review, The Kenyon Review, and the African American Review. David Zoby teaches at Casper College in
Wyoming. His work has appeared in The Southern Poetry Review, the Georgia State Review, and elsewhere.

Praise For…


The Canterbury Tales was written . . . during what the Middle Ages would have considered Chaucer’s old age . . . It is a quite astonishing production . . . [He was] free to experiment with narrative in a more audacious way, to challenge orthodoxies old and yet to be formulated, and to explore, exploit, enrich and subvert all the many available kinds of medieval story.” –from the Introduction by Derek Pearsall

Product Details
ISBN: 9780394702933
ISBN-10: 039470293X
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: July 12th, 1965
Pages: 352
Language: English