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CoffeeNBooks
The Canterbury Tales | Geoffrey Chaucer
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#NamasteNovember #CautionaryTale The Canterbury Tales consists of many different types of tales, some of which are cautionary tales.
@Eggs

Eggs Great choice! 2w
Schwifty The Canterbury Tales are a great example of the old adage about how people don't really change down through the ages. 2w
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rwmg
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#Scribd audio

rabbitprincess This reminds me that I have this book on my to-read list for the year 😅 1mo
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Verba Docent
The Canterbury Tales | Geoffrey Chaucer, Thomas Tyrwhitt
Mehso-so

Not light reading. Some of the tales in this work are fun, funny, and even a bit exciting. Some, however, are extremely boring. Of note, The Tale of Melibee is perhaps the most boring thing I have ever read! If one wants to complete this to earn the achievement of reading the classics, good luck! If one would rather read select tales, it would prove more enjoyable.

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ulrichyumiodd
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1. I read mostly short medieval texts, not books. I enjoyed Ywain and Gawain the most! (Sir Perceval of Galles, while in the same edition, is not on my reading list, so I skipped it!)
2. Pink. It‘s my pajama shirt, haha. I don‘t usually wear much pink if I‘m going out.
3. I decided to sign up for the #AllHallowsReadSwap! 🎃 On the veeery last day, too!
4. Nope and nope. I am utterly useless, haha.
5. 💕
#friyayintro

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AshleyHoss820
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Pickpick

This was so good. The alliteration was fun. The plot was a ride. Before this Arthurian Legends class, I *thought* I knew Arthur. I was Jon Snow. I knew nothing. I‘m keeping this forever and always & I will read it to my students!

Daisey I would be stacking this from your review, except I think I already own a book that includes it. It definitely needs to move up the TBR. 2mo
AshleyHoss820 @Daisey This class is my favorite class this semester! It has been SO fun! Tolkien worked for a long time on these translations and I think it‘s fabulous! Definitely read the introduction that Christopher Tolkien wrote! 😊😊😊 2mo
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Jazinator
The Canterbury Tales | Geoffrey Chaucer
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Mehso-so

Book #87: I started off reading The Canterbury Tales by reading the introduction, which in my version states that "anyone who is too lazy to master the comparatively small glossary necessary to understand Chaucer deserves to be shut out from reading good books for ever," by Ezra Pound. Awesome. I had high hopes for this book in the beginning. My...

http://dinojim.blogspot.com/2010/03/the-306-greatest-books-87-canterbury.html

#100greatestbooks

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Rambo_Reads
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Pickpick

Seems like I'm on a bit of King Arthur spree atm - One of my favourite stories is The Green Knight and this was probably the first poetry book I bought for myself as a teenager.

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kgriffith
Troilus and Cressida | Geoffrey Chaucer
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Some of the spoils of my “pretend to be a tourist day” with @brandybear22 yesterday — fancy candy and the penguin she won for me in the arcade. We wrapped the day with her reading a bit more to me: we‘d abandoned poor Troilus for too long!

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she_isthe_arrow
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If you aren't sure who to follow for random, eclectic photos go ahead and follow me over on Instagram! (She_is.the_arrow) I'd love to discuss books and follow you back! ☺️ Happy Wednesday everyone. 🥳

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HotCocoaReads
Canterbury Tales | Geoffrey Chaucer
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I read a prose translation of the Canterbury Tales (my book was titled The Story of the Canterbury Pilgrims) and it was very readable. This may have been the first stories within a story book (but maybe not) and featured stories the characters on their pilgrimage told to pass the time as they traveled on horses. My favorite was probably Patient Griselda or The Knight‘s Tale. I compared my version to the Middle English and can see value in both.

StayCurious lovely picture 💐 6mo
Caroline2 What a beautiful bag! 😍 6mo
HotCocoaReads @Caroline2 Thank you—it‘s my new Yoshi Bag and I love it!!! They have a whole line of Bookworm bags in different colors, displaying different books, and they‘re so perfect! 6mo
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HotCocoaReads @StayCurious Thank you so much! This was a really fun book—both to read and photograph! 😀 6mo
Amiable Love that bag!! 6mo
marleed Oh Canterbury Tales is the only book I saved from college. Why I, as a non lit major, took a class on Chaucer is beyond me. But I read the entire book in Old English and loved it. It didn‘t take long to get use to the prose. 6mo
HotCocoaReads @Amiable Thanks—I love my new bookworm bag from Yoshi! 6mo
HotCocoaReads @marleed I found it very enjoyable—and funny 6mo
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