The Selected Canterbury Tales A New Verse Translation -

chaucer s canterbury tales selected an interlinear - hopper s rendering is as close as word for word as any translation of the canterbury tales the new yorker geoffrey chaucer c 1340 1400 penned his masterpiece in a vernacular that was the standard dialect in the southeast of england during his lifetime a language of rich vitality but also very different from the english we speak today, the canterbury tales geoffrey chaucer nevill coghill - the canterbury tales geoffrey chaucer nevill coghill on amazon com free shipping on qualifying offers nevill coghill s masterly and vivid modern english verse translation with all the vigor and poetry of chaucer s fourteenth century middle english in the canterbury tales chaucer created one of the great touchstones of english literature, the canterbury tales wikipedia - the canterbury tales middle english tales of caunterbury is a collection of 24 stories that runs to over 17 000 lines written in middle english by geoffrey chaucer between 1387 and 1400 in 1386 chaucer became controller of customs and justice of peace and in 1389 clerk of the king s work it was during these years that chaucer began working on his most famous text the canterbury tales, poetry in translation a s kline s free poetry archive - english beowulf a new translation from the old english download browse chaucer the canterbury tales a modernised version or translation retaining chaucer s rhyme scheme and close to the original but eliminating archaisms which would require explanatory notes, beowulf a new verse translation by seamus heaney - new york times bestseller and winner of the whitbread award composed toward the end of the first millennium beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the adventures of beowulf a scandinavian hero who saves the danes from the seemingly invincible monster grendel and later from grendel s mother, a study of fairy tales chapter iv the history of fairy tales - chapter iv the history of fairy tales the gods of ancient mythology were changed into the demi gods and heroes of ancient poetry and these demi gods again became at a later age the principal characters of our nursery tales max muller, browse by author g project gutenberg - 33000 free ebooks online did you know that you can help us produce ebooks by proof reading just one page a day go to distributed proofreaders