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The Norton Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales Paperback + Digital Product License Key Folder with eBook, Reading Chaucer Tutorial, and Audio Playlist

  • David Lawton
  • ISBN-10: 0393643506
  • ISBN-13: 9780393643503
  • 0 Pages | Best Buy Package
  • COPYRIGHT: 2020 Published
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About the Product

Vibrant, innovative, accessible Available as both a portable paperback volume and an enhanced digital edition, this complete collection of The Norton Chaucer: Canterbury Tales is meticulously glossed and annotated. With access to the ground-breaking Reading Chaucer Tutorial included in every new copy, this volume delivers unmatched support and value.

Features

  • VIBRANT, INNOVATIVE, ACCESSIBLE Available as both a portable paperback volume and an enhanced digital edition, this complete collection of The Norton Chaucer: Canterbury Tales is meticulously glossed and annotated. With access to the ground-breaking Reading Chaucer Tutorial included in every new copy, this volume delivers unmatched support and value.

  • AN ACCESSIBLE TEXT IN THE TRUSTED NORTON ANTHOLOGY FORMAT A new generation of students can read The Norton Chaucer: Canterbury Tales in Middle English in a revised and expanded edition of E. T. Donaldson’s text, long admired for its student-friendly spelling system. In addition, the volume features the Norton Anthology format: an inviting single-column page, which is both easy to read and attractive to the eye.

  • EDITORIAL APPARATUS THAT HELPS STUDENTS LEARN Extensive marginal glosses and explanatory footnotes help students understand this seminal but challenging work. David Lawton’s general introduction to Chaucer’s life and times combined with lively, insightful headnotes for each tale provide invaluable context.

  • INNOVATIVE DIGITAL RESOURCES Explore the first-ever interactive ebook for this text. Features include pop-up annotations highlighting select Middle English words and phrases and more than two hours of audio readings in Middle English. In addition, students have access to the Reading Chaucer Tutorial, an online resource that facilitates understanding through audio recordings, interactive questions, and interlinear translation. It’s an ideal exercise for the first week of class, giving students what they need to succeed.

  • AN ACCOMPANYING HANDBOOK TO HELP STUDENTS BEGIN THEIR JOURNEY Package The Norton Chaucer: Canterbury Tales with Elizabeth Scala’s Canterbury Tales Handbook, a brief and accessible companion designed to help students read the tales with greater understanding and pleasure. Covering such issues as genre, form, narrators, historical background, and critical history, the handbook is sure to build student confidence and deepen classroom discussion.

Table of Contents

General Introduction:
Chaucer in Context
Chaucer’s Life
Chaucer’s London
Chaucer’s Reading
Chaucer and Translation
Chaucer Manuscripts
The Chaucer Tradition (to 1900)
Chaucer Editions
Chaucerian Afterlives
Chaucer’s Language and Style

Part I:
The General Prologue
The Knight’s Tale
The Miller’s Introduction and Tale
The Reeve’s Introduction and Tale
The Cook’s Introduction and Tale

Part II:
The Man of Law’s Introduction, Prologue, Tale, and Epilogue

Part III:
The Wife of Bath’s Prologue and Tale
The Friar’s Introduction and Tale
The Summoner’s Introduction Prologue and Tale

Part IV:
The Clerk’s Introduction and Tale
The Merchant’s Introduction and Tale

Part V:
The Squire’s Introduction and Tale
The Franklin’s Introduction and Tale

Part VI:
The Physician’s Tale
The Pardoner’s Prologue and Tale

Part VII:
The Shipman’s Tale
The Prioress’ Introduction, Prologue, and Tale
The Introduction and Tale of Sir Thopas
The Tale of Melibee
The Monk’s Introduction and Tale
The Nun’s Priest’s Introduction and Tale

Part VIII:
The Second Nun’s Prologue and Tale
The Canon’s Yeoman’s Introduction and Tale

Part IX:
The Manciple’s Introduction and Tale

Part X:
The Parson’s Introduction and Tale, and Chaucer’s Retraction