The Canterbury Tales
by Geoffrey Chaucer , Nevill Coghill
Editor: Penguin Books Ltd
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Inspired by Boccace of the Decameron, and framed as a tale of competition between a group of pilgrims, Geoffrey Chaucer The Tales of Canterbury is one of the greatest works of English literature, translated from Middle English with an introduction by Nevill Coghill in Penguin ClassicsIn Les Canterbury Tales de Chaucer created one of the great pillars of English literature, a virtuoso of the collection of novels of chivalry, morality, allegories and lower farceA storytelling of the competition between a group of pilgrims from all walks of life is the occasion of a series of tales ranging from the Knight of the account of courtly love and the exuberant Bathwife of Arthurian legend, the grivoise anecdotes of the Miller and the CookRich and diversified, Les Contes de Canterbury offers us a true insight into the life and spirit of medieval England.Nevill Coghill’s masterly vives and English poetry translation is rendered with consummate skill to retain all the vigour and poetry of Chaucer’s fourteenth century, and in Middle EnglishGeoffrey Chaucer (c1343-1400) was an English writer, poet, philosopher, courtier and diplomat, better known as the author of the Canterbury TalesChaucer is credited as the first author to demonstrate the artistic legitimacy of the vernacular language of the English languageThe first poet to be buried in the Poet’s Corner of Westminster Abbey, his other works from La Maison de la Renommée, Troilus and Criseyde and Le Livre de la DuchesseIf you liked Les Contes de Canterbury, you could, like Boccace du Decameron, also available in Penguin ClassicsNevill Coghill is easy, seductive translation ensures that this, the most popular work of English Literature – now 600 years old – will be performed through even more centuries, delighting even more readers, modeling the most writers Melvyn Bragg
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