Annotations for Chaucer's Canterbury Tales


Baker & Taylor
A retelling in comic strip form of Geoffrey Chaucer's famous work in which a group of pilgrims in fourteenth-century England tell each other stories as they travel on a pilgrimage to the cathedral at Canterbury.

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Baker & Taylor
Nine Canterbury favorites--including "The Clerk's Tale," "The Miller's Tale," and "The Wife of Bath's Tale"--are retold in a comic-strip format along with side commentary and bits of dialogue from the original Medieval English text.

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Random House, Inc.
Marcia Williams retells nine favorite Chaucerian tales in her witty, engaging comic-strip style.

Step back into the Middle Ages for a boisterous, bawdy storytelling session led by the one and only Chaucer. Marcia Williams uses her signature comic-strip format to animate nine Canterbury classics, including "The Clerk's Tale," "The Miller's Tale," and "The Wife of Bath's Tale." Interspersed with her lively narrative and running side-commentary are bits of dialogue from the original Medieval English text, bringing the essence of Chaucer's colorful humor to modern readers in an engaging way.

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