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With the help of her uncle Pandarus, and a fortuitous rainstorm, Troilus wins over his one true love.
If you love to read the sources for Shakespeare (Plutarch, Chaucer,Homer and Ovid) then I believe readers will enjoy this poem.
I purchased this expecting the original text, as the page stated, but received the translated version.
I am not rating the play, but rather this supposedly annotated edition. It ISN'T annotated - there are no notes whatsoever. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Pamela Bronson
Chaucer's masterpiece is translated into colorfully beautiful prose, which brings this literary classic a greater appeal to a more modern audience.Published 3 months ago by Thomas Koron
The Shakespeare Arden Series is a good series. Very informative and lots of terms defined. However, I long for a company that can provide me with a brief and specific background... Read morePublished 3 months ago by The Student
Nevill Coghill's modern English translation of Chaucer's epic poem of the 14th century is an exercise in 800-year-old art appreciation made easy. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Slokes
The text is readable, and I appreciate the line numbers. I wish the translator hadn't provided non-Chaucerian titles for the books, but otherwise it's an excellent Modern English... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Marsha Dutton
The condition of this book is excellent (just as it was described) and I am very happy with the book.Published 13 months ago by loredana
Helped a ton in writing my Shakespeare paper titled: Romantic Love Dismantled in Troilus and Cressida because this play is no Romeo and Juliet.Published 15 months ago by Michelle Llewellyn
I read this translated version against an original still in middle English and not only did this one scan better but I was able to read it in half the time. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Mathias Dosch