The Resource The Canterbury tales, (electronic resource)

The Canterbury tales, (electronic resource)

Label
The Canterbury tales
Title
The Canterbury tales
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Begun as an ambitious project by the versatile English courtier, diplomat, philosopher, and author Geoffrey Chaucer in the 14th century, "The Canterbury Tales" follows a group of people on their pilgrimage to the Cathedral of Saint Thomas ̀Becket. The Prologue introduces all of the pilgrims in great detail, and through these descriptions Chaucer provides the entire spectrum of social classes and professions of his time. When the group stops at an inn and the innkeeper introduces a competition for a free dinner, the pilgrims begin telling each other stories that reflect their stations, genders, purity, corruption, humor, tragedy, cynicism, and innocence. From the noble Knight and his Squire to the spunky Wife of Bath, from the antagonistic Miller and Reeve to the Prioress, Nun, and Pardoner, Chaucer reveals for modern readers a wonderfully vivid picture of medieval life in an impressive array of literary styles that uphold his reputation as the Father of English Literature
Cataloging source
Midwest
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McCaughrean, Geraldine
Dewey number
821
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chaucer, Geoffrey
  • Storytelling
  • Voyages and travels
  • Middle Ages
  • Children's stories
  • Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The Canterbury tales, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11932829
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11932829
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11932829
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11932829
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Canterbury tales, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11932829
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11932829
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11932829
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11932829
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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