The Canterbury Tales

canterbury Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales rank among the most important works in the history of the English language. The work is celebrated by critics for its vivid depiction1 of late medieval English society and its people. The work is also viewed as an early triumph of English poetry. However, another reason why the work remains important after more than 700 years is that some of it is fun to read.

The whole article: The Canterbury Tales (321kB pdf)

Look at the extended version of the Pardoner’s Tale, the comics that appeared in the Bridge April issue: The comics (pdf)

Bridge April 2010