The Complete Canterbury Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer

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9780838457085: The Complete Canterbury Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer

Easily comprehend Chaucer's works with THE COMPLETE CANTERBURY TALES OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER! Designed to bridge the gap between Chaucer's writing and modern English, this English text provides you with the comprehensive glosses and explanatory notes that you need to enjoy the literary richness of Chaucer's works. Introductions to each of the Parts of the Canterbury Tales survey the legacy of Chaucer criticism and provide you with an overview of each individual tale and an easy-to-use guide for future study.

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John H. Fisher, the former President and Executive Director of The New Chaucer Society and of the Modern Language Association of America, is the author of The Importance of Chaucer and of The Emergence of Standard English. He is editor of The Complete Poetry and Prose of Geoffrey Chaucer and of An Anthology of Chancery English.

Mark Allen is the bibliographer of The New Chaucer Society, and the designer and moderator of The Chaucer Bibliography Online. With Bege K. Bowers, he edited Annotated Chaucer Bibliography, 1986-1996, which received the 2002-04 MLA Prize for a Distinguished Bibliography.

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"This edition is just what is needed at the present time. The new formats and glosses are helpful and interesting, with fresh insights and up to date scholarship. Professor Allen has performed an important service to Chaucerians and students alike."

"The notes are clear and draw much from social history, which is something that interests students. Does not seem to overwhelm students with too much esoterica."

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