Canterbury Tales

Canterbury Tales

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The Canterbury Tales is a collection of stories written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer in the 14th
century (two of them in prose, the rest in verse). The tales, some of which are originals and others not, are
contained inside a frame tale and told by a group of pilgrims on their way from Southwark to Canterbury to
visit the shrine of Saint Thomas Becket at Canterbury Cathedral. The themes of the tales vary, and include
topics such as courtly love, treachery, and avarice. The genres also vary, and include romance, Breton l...
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Chapters
  1. 01
    Preface
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  2. 02
    The Life of Geoffrey Chaucer
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  3. 03
    The General Prologue
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