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Author Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400.

Title Canterbury tales III [OverDrive electronic resource] / Geoffrey Chaucer.

Publication Info. [Franklin, Tenn.] : Naxos AudioBooks, 2004.
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System Details Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 51130 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Note Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Contents The summoner's tale -- The friar's tale -- The manciple's tale -- The physician's tale -- The seaman's tale -- The lawyer's tale -- The prioress's tale.
Performer Various readers.
Summary Chaucer's The Canterbury tales, a collection of narratives written between 1387 and 1400, tells of a group of thirty people from all layers of society who pass the time along their pilgrimage to Canterbury by telling stories to one another, their interaction mediated (at times) by the affable host, Chaucer himself. Naxos AudioBooks' third volume presents the tales of 6 people, here in an unabridged modern verse translation (by Frank Ernest Hill, 1935). This is an ideal way to appreciate the genuinely funny and droll talent of England's early master storyteller. Seven leading British actors bring the medieval world into the 21st century, and at least in terms of character, not much seems to have changed!
Subject Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Poetry. -- Sound recordings.
Added Title Canterbury tales 3
Canterbury tales three
Summoner's tale.
Friar's tale.
Manciple's tale.
Physician's tale.
Seaman's tale.
Lawyer's tale.
Prioress's tale.
ISBN (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
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