Geoffrey Chaucer

Geoffrey Chaucer

The Canterbury Tales

DVD - 1998
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Written in the 14th century, The Canterbury Tales has stood the test of time as a landmark in the development of English literature. In this program, experts from the University of Warwick discuss the tradition of 14th-century poetry, the General Prologue, Chaucer's social grouping of the pilgrims and the themes they explore, and the poem as a reflection of Medieval English society. Dramatic reenactments of the pilgrims on horseback and numerous period images help bring the tales to life.
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c1998
ISBN: 9781421363295
Branch Call Number: 821.1 G343
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (33 min) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4
Alternative Title: Canterbury tales [DVD]


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