The Canterbury tales

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"Accompany a band of merry medieval pilgrims as they make their way-on motorcycles, of course-to Canterbury. Meeting at the Tabard Inn, the travelers, including a battle-worn knight, a sweetly pretentious prioress, the bawdy Wife of Bath, and an emaciated scholar-clerk, come up with a plan to pass time on the journey to Thomas à Becket's shrine by telling stories. The twenty-four tales, which range from high romance set in ancient Greece to low comedy in contemporary England, are adapted into graphic novel form by Seymour Chwast-a pitch-perfect transposition of Chaucer's pointed satire. Chwast's illustrations relate tales of trust and treachery, of piety and bawdiness, in an engaging style that will appeal to those who have enjoyed The Canterbury Tales for years, and those for whom this is a first, delectable introduction"--Provided by publisher.
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auth_author2 Ackroyd, Peter, 1949-
Bantock, Nick.
Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400.
Chwast, Seymour.
Coghill, Nevill, 1899-
Cohen, Barbara.
Hieatt, A. Kent, 1921-
Hieatt, Constance B.
Hopper, Vincent F. 1906-1976,
Hyman, Trina Schart,
Jarvis, Martin.
Kent, Rockwell,
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-
Murphy, Michael, 1932-
Nicolson, J. U. 1885-
Purves, David Laing, 1838-1873,
Raffel, Burton.
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Chwast, Seymour.
Coghill, Nevill, 1899-tr.
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Nicolson, J. U.1885-
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Canterbury (England) -- Fiction
Canterbury (England) -- Poetry
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -- d. 1400 -- Adaptations
Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Comic books, strips, etc
Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages -- England -- Canterbury -- Poetry
Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Fiction
Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Poetry
Electronic books
England -- Poetry
English poetry
English poetry -- Middle English, 1100-1500
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title_display The Canterbury tales
title_full Canterbury Tales
Canterbury tales / (selected) by Vincent F. Hopper
Canterbury tales / Geoffrey Chaucer ; selected, translated, and adapted by Barbara Cohen ; illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman
Canterbury tales / [by Geoffrey Chaucer]
Canterbury tales / by Geoffrey Chaucer
Canterbury tales / by Geoffrey Chaucer ; rendered into modern English by J. U. Nicolson ; with illustrations by Rockwell Kent and an introduction by Gordon Hall Gerould
Canterbury tales / by Geoffrey Chaucer; rendered into modern English by J.U. Nicolson ; with illustrations by Rockwell Kent and an introduction by Gordon Hall Gerould
The Canterbury Tales
The Canterbury Tales Chaucer, Geoffrey.
The Canterbury tales / Geoffrey Chaucer
The Canterbury tales / Geoffrey Chaucer ; a new translation by Burton Raffel
The Canterbury tales / Geoffrey Chaucer ; a retelling by Peter Ackroyd ; illustrated by Nick Bantock
The Canterbury tales / Geoffrey Chaucer ; adapted by Seymour Chwast
The Canterbury tales / Geoffrey Chaucer ; edited for popular perusal by D. Laing Purves
The Canterbury tales / by Geoffrey Chaucer ; edited by A. Kent Hieatt and Constance Hieatt, selected, with translations, a critical introduction, and notes by the editors
The Canterbury tales / translated into modern English by Nevill Coghill
The Canterbury tales [Playaway] / Geoffrey Chaucer ; translated by J.U. Nicholson
The Canterbury tales [sound recording] / by Geoffrey Chaucer
The Canterbury tales [sound recording] / by Geoffrey Chaucer ; translated by J.U. Nicolson
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Audiobooks
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Chaucer, Geoffrey
Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages
Classic Literature
English poetry
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Graphic novels
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Middle Ages
Poetry
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