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Chaucer’s “Clerk’s Tale” as it Relates to the “General Prologue”
Series: Continuing Education. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
This particular short analysis of Chaucer’s “Clerk’s Tale” by Geoffrey Chaucer is part of our Continuing Education Series, which hopes to provide readers with thoughtful consideration of various books, stories and essays.
Bus Ride to Mars
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In this short story, one of the masters of the speculative fiction story takes on both Geoffrey Chaucer and the afterlife. Join Djuna for a journey that will take her through the corners of the human imagination and farther, to Paradise, Mars.
The Medieval West
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,120. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
A short thematic history of the Middle Ages for the general reader being Volume 2 of A History of the West.
The General Prologue to The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer: Text and Critical Introduction
Series: Text and Critical Introduction, Book 1. Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 87,040. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
The book is virtually unique in providing: the full text in Middle English, an interlinear translation, introductory chapters on the pilgrims and the narrator, guided study questions on each section of the text, a detailed analysis of the frame story and each portrait, a full bibliography and a guide to further reading.
The Wife of Bath’s Prologue and Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer: Text & Critical Introduction
Series: Text and Critical Introduction, Book 2. Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 57,220. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
This book uniquely offers everything a reader needs to appreciate the text. It gives the reader a newly edited Middle English text with modernization and a commentary. Also included are chapters on the General Prologue, the Structure of the Wife's Prologue and Tale, the Teller and the Tale, and a comparison with three other tales of the Knight and the Loathly Lady.
The General Prologue by Geoffrey Chaucer: A Critical Introduction
Series: Crtical Introduction, Book 2. Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 79,840. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
The book is virtually unique in providing, in a single volume, a comprehensive analysis of The General Prologue. It places the work in the context of the social change in late fourteenth century England and analyzes each pilgrim’s description in socio-historical terms. The poem is supported by the author’s own modernization of the text to enable the reader to understand Chaucer’s Middle English.
A Selection from the Memoirs of Leopold LaPied
Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Found in an old shoebox, this exercise in academic satire features the section in which an obscure medieval author travels with Geoffrey Chaucer and the pilgrims to Canterbury, as Chaucer chronicled in The Canterbury Tales. Leopold LaPied was there, although he did not make it into the Tales. Included is an afterword (sort of), commentary (kind of), and updated afterword.
Waterfall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012 by My Ebook Publishing House. Categories: Plays » Medieval, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Waterfall is a one-act play based on The Pardoner's Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer. This play is a rollercoaster, packed with unexpected turns of events and outpourings of emotion, truly a masterpiece!
The Two Noble Kinsmen In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 57. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,950. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics
The Two Noble Kinsmen is loosely based on Chaucer's "The Knight's Tale." But it's not your traditional remake--it's just as hard to understand as Chaucer's original! If you are having trouble understand the play, then let BookCaps help with this modern translation. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out.
The Prioress' Tale
Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,500. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Under the harsh hand of its newly elected prioress, St. Frideswide's has become a place of deadly sin. The corruption has found fertile soil in the rage and greed of Domina Alys, who has turned the priory into a boarding house for her relatives, the Godfreys. If Frevisse cannot save the nunnery from itself, then St. Frideswide's may be no more... NOMINATED FOR THE 1998 EDGAR AWARD