Canterbury Tales, Vol. 1 (Modern English Verse Translation)

Abridged Audiobook

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Narrated By: Various Readers

Publisher: Naxos Audiobooks

Date: May 1995

Duration: 3 hours 23 minutes

Summary:

Chaucer's greatest work, written towards the end of the fourteenth century, paints a brilliant picture of medieval life, society, and values. The stories range from the romantic, courtly idealism of The Knight's Tale to the joyous bawdy of the Miller's; all are told with a freshness and vigour in this modern verse translation that make them a delight to hear.

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