The Canterbury Tales



" 'Tis sufficient to say, according to the proverb, that here is God's plenty."


That's how the poet John Dryden described The Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer's 14th-century masterpiece in which pilgrims, representing a cross-section of English society, take turns telling tales as they travel together from London to a saint's shrine in Canterbury.

Now, in a translation by Ronald L. Ecker and Eugene J. Crook that has become widely adopted as a college course text, students as well as general readers are provided with:




"It is difficult to imagine anyone doing a better job than Ecker and Crook."--Choice



To order The Canterbury Tales within the U.S., send a check for $21.95 (Florida residents add 6% sales tax), plus $2.50 for shipping, total $24.45, to Hodge & Braddock, Publishers, P.O. Box 1894, Palatka, FL 32178. Books are shipped within 24 hours.

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Enjoy a Canterbury Tales excerpt, featuring Chanticleer and the fox, or view the online edition.




The Canterbury Tales



The Canterbury Tales
by Geoffrey Chaucer
translated by Ronald L. Ecker and Eugene J. Crook
Hodge & Braddock, 1993
ISBN 0-9636512-3-4 (paper)
578 pages
list price $21.95




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