The Wife of Bath's Prologue and Tale-9780521595070

The Wife of Bath's Prologue and Tale

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Author: Chaucer, Geoffrey, Allen, Valerie, Kirkham, David, Binding: Paperback, Imprint: Cambridge University Press, Series: Cambridge School Chaucer S., Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS , Published: 30/07/1998, Pagination: 112 pages, 1 colour book, Classification: Language, Country of Publication:

22.8 cm H | 15.1 cm W | 0.8 cm T | 172 g Wt

Six-hundred-year-old tales with modern relevance. As well as the complete text of the Wife of Bathr's Prologue and Tale, the student will find illustrated information on Chaucer's world, including a map of the Canterbury pilgrimage, a running synopsis of the action, an explanation of unfamiliar words, and a wide range of classroom-tested activities to help bring the text to life.

Guided by the suggestions for study and the wide range of helpful information, students will readily appreciate Chaucer's wit and sense of irony, his love of controversy and his delight in character portrayal.