The Canterbury Tales

EPUB EBook by Geoffrey Chaucer

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Over the years, octogenarian translator Burton Raffel has tackled and conquered many of the most forbidding challenges in world literature: Beowulf, Gargantua and Pantagruel, Don Quixote, the Nibelungenleid. The Canterbury Tales EPUB EBook This book finds him grappling quite gracefully with another behemoth, Geoffrey Chaucer's 14th- EPUBcentury classic The Canterbury Tales.For modern readers, the robustness and subtlety of this collection is often diluted by the vagaries of language evolution. With a respectful poetic hand, Raffel retouches Chaucer's minutely realized word portraits, recovering their sheen. A Modern Library translation destined to be both popular and critical acclaimed. Like this book? Read online this: Chaucer's Readership in the Twentieth Century, Portrait of Canterbury.

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