Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
Publisher: Modern Library On Sale: November 10, 2009 Price: $17.00
Beyond its importance as a literary work of unvarnished genius, Geoffrey Chaucer’ s unfinished epic poem is also one of the most beloved works in the English language–and for good reason: It is lively, absorbing, perceptive, and outrageously funny. But despite the brilliance of Chaucer’s work, the continual evolution of our...
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Format: Hardcover, 672 pages
Publisher: Modern Library On Sale: November 18, 2008 Price: $36.00
Despite the importance of Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, the continual evolution of the English language has rendered his words unfamiliar to many. This new translation by Burton Raffel—most famous for his popular translation of Beowulf—brings Chaucer's poetry back to life for the modern reader, retaining Chaucer's celebrated wit and insight.