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From the heroic romance of "The Knight's Tale" to the low farce embodied in the stories of the Miller, the Reeve, and the Merchant, Chaucer treated such universal subjects as love, sex, and death in poetry that is simultaneously witty, insightful, and poignant. The Canterbury Tales is a grand tour of 14th-century English mores and morals--one that modern-day readers will enjoy. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Not my favorite translation. This is in a only slightly more modern than the olde English version. But what a steal for a gorgeous leather bound book!!Published 10 days ago by Molly
`Medieval' is largely a derogatory term in the modern language. `Medieval' stands for uncivilised, brutal, unsophisticated. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Amazon Customer
Don't buy the Kindle version. The formatting is thoroughly broken and can't be read.Published 28 days ago by Ivan Stojic
As with most people, my first exposure to Chaucer was in a Brit Lit class in college. This translation from Middle English to Modern English by Neville made it very accessible to... Read morePublished 28 days ago by Randee Baty
The formatting is atrocious to the point of being unreadable. They insert definitions into the middle of a sentence with no warning or formatting change. Avoid this version.Published 1 month ago by Steven MacDonald
The kindle version is a mess. I had to return it an order another version. Avoid this one.Published 1 month ago by Vlad