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David Wright

GEOFFREY CHAUCER (1343–1400) was England’s most famous medieval poet and writer, sometimes called the father of English literature.
 
DAVID WRIGHT (1920–1994) was born in South Africa and died in England. He was a poet who drew inspiration from Beowulf and The Canterbury Tales, both of which he translated into modern English.

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Beowulf
Written by Anonymous, Translated by David Wright
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | May 1957
$11.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-044070-6 (0-14-044070-4)

The greatest surviving Old English poem rendered into modern prose

Beowulf
stands at the head of English literature; a poem of historical interest and epic scope. Although the first manuscript of Beowulf dates from around the year 1000 CE, it is thought that the poem existed in its present form from the... Read more






The Canterbury Tales
Written by Geoffrey Chaucer, Translated by David Wright
Vintage | Trade Paperback | July 2011
$11.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-74353-4 (0-307-74353-5)

A clear modern prose translation of Chaucer’s masterpiece of Middle English storytelling by the acclaimed poet David Wright.
 
The Canterbury Tales has entertained readers for centuries, with its comic animal fables, moral allegories, miniature epics of courtly love, and rollicking erotic farces that bring fourteenth-century England to life on every page. The gloriously varied... Read more






Selected Poems and Prose
Written by Edward Thomas, Compiled by David Wright, Introduction by Robert Macfarlane
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | August 2013
$17.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-139319-3 (0-14-139319-X)

Finally back in Penguin Classics: the poems and prose of cult WWI writer Edward Thomas, with a new introduction by Robert Macfarlane, author ofThe Old Ways   

Beloved writer Edward Thomas is best known for his evocative poetry, though his writing career was varied and prolific, with more than two thousand reviews and nearly thirty... Read more






English Romantic Verse
Written by Various, Edited by David Wright
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | April 1968
$14.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-042102-6 (0-14-042102-5)

English Romantic poetry from its beginnings and its flowering to the first signs of its decadence

Nearly all the famous piéces de résistance will be found here—"Intimations of Immortality," "The Ancient Mariner," "The Tyger," excerpts from Don Juan—s well as some less familiar poems. As muchas possible, the poets are arranged in chronological order... Read more





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