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The Merchant's Prologue and Tale By Geoffrey Chaucer

The Merchant's Prologue and Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer

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Summary

Six-hundred-year-old tales with modern relevance.

The Merchant's Prologue and Tale Summary

The Merchant's Prologue and Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer

Six-hundred-year-old tales with modern relevance. This stunning full-colour edition from the bestselling Cambridge School Chaucer series explores the complete text of The Merchant's Prologue and Tale through a wide range of classroom-tested activities and illustrated information, including a map of the Canterbury pilgrimage, a running synopsis of the action, an explanation of unfamiliar words and suggestions for study. Cambridge School Chaucer makes medieval life and language more accessible, helping students appreciate Chaucer's brilliant characters, his wit, sense of irony and love of controversy.

Table of Contents

Introduction; What are The Canterbury Tales?; Chaucer's language; The Merchant's contribution; Text and notes: The portrait of the Merchant (from The General Prologue); The Merchant's prologue; The Merchant's tale; The Merchant's epilogue; The tale told by the Merchant; Chaucer's pilgrims; Pilgrims and pilgrimages; Geoffrey Chaucer; Merchants in Chaucer's day; Courtly love; The debate on marriage; The myth of Pluto and Proserpina; Themes in the Merchant's Prologue and Tale; Glossary of frequently used words

Additional information

GOR008146520
9781316615478
1316615472
The Merchant's Prologue and Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cambridge University Press
2016-06-02
112
N/A
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