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Author Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400.

Title The Canterbury tales [sound recording] / by Geoffrey Chaucer ; translated by J. U. Nicolson.

Imprint [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, p2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Audiobook CD    821 Chaucer,G CHA    Available
Description 2 sound discs (ca. 21 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Unabridged.
Originally published in England in the 14th century.
Performer Read by Martin Javis and an all star cast.
Summary "At the Tabard Inn, thirty travelers of widely varying classes and occupations are gathering to make the annual pilgrimage to Becket's shrine at Canterbury. It is agreed that each traveler will tell four tales to help pass the time and that the host of the inn will judge the tales and reward the best storyteller with a free supper upon their return. Thus we hear, translated into modern English, twenty-some tales, told in the voices of knight and merchant, wife and miller, squire and nun, and many more. Some are bawdy, some spiritual, some romantic, some mysterious, some chivalrous. Between the stories, the travelers converse, joke, and argue, revealing much of their individual outlooks upon life as well as what life was like in late fourteenth-century England"--Container.
System Details Compact discs, MP3 format.
System requirements: CD/MP3 player or PC with MP3-capable software.
Subject Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Poetry.
Tales, Medieval.
Genre/Form Audiobooks.
Added Author Nicolson, J. U. (John Urban), 1885-
Jarvis, Martin.
ISBN 9781433249730
Music No. ZM4838 Blackstone Audio

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