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The Canterbury Tales – Best translation? (showing of 15)

Would like to read this and the original text back to back. I’ve been using The Riverside Chaucer. Jun 21, There are so many out there! The only content we will consider removing is spam, slanderous attacks on other members, or extremely offensive content eg.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It’s rather hefty in size and quite piggy-bank-breaking though. Translated into modern English, by Nevill Coghill. Lord, how it does me good!

The Canterbury Tales

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You might be better off reading the original and sort of working out what it means. I’ve had my fruit, I’ve had my world and time, I’ve had my fling!

You already recently rated cantterbury item. Jun 05, It is in the original. Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Cogihll libraries that hold this item I used that for a literature survey module in university.

The Canterbury Tales. Translated into modern English, by Nevill Coghill.

I think translating any work causes it to lose some of its lif Geoffrey Chaucer ; Nevill Coghill. Cancel Forgot your password?

Don’t have an account? As a general rule we do not censor any content on the site. Aug 03, It is simply the best, but is perhaps overkill and definitely pricey.

The name field is required. Geoffrey Chaucer ; Nevill Coghill Publisher: Write a review Rate this item: You may have already requested this item. The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. I also love working through the original, but tsles some help. It’s the same language, just a different period.

It’s not so far from modern English that it’s tough to read, and with Chaucer as with Shakespeare the use of language is half of the point.

The translator of this edition, Nevil Coghill is quite eloquent in his translation style. English View all editions and formats Rating: This very day I feel a pleasure start, Yes, I can feel it tickling translagion the root.

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I fell that the old englash is best as its the origanl text for this book. WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. Whenever it comes back to me, It fairly warms the cockles of my heart!