Publisher: Oxford University Press
Number of pages: 560
Weight: 385 g
Dimensions: 191 x 130 x 27 mm
David Wright's new verse translation of The Canterbury Tales is done with great skill, literary tact, and polish....it is caring and resourceful. It both stands up well in its own right, and is likely to send the reader back to Chaucer. * British Book News *
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