The Canterbury Tales and Other Poems

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The Canterbury Tales and Other Poems
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General
Category Equipment > Books
Properties See: Books
Read Online Project Gutenberg
About
Author Geoffrey Chaucer
Language English
Genre Fiction


The Canterbury Tales and Other Poems is a collection of stories written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer at the end of the 14th century. The tales are told as part of a story-telling contest by a group of pilgrims as they travel together on a journey from Southwark to the shrine of Saint Thomas Becket at Canterbury Cathedral. In a long list of works, including "Troilus and Criseyde", "House of Fame", "Parliament of Fowls", the Canterbury Tales is Chaucer's magnum opus, and a towering achievement of Western culture.