Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales Study Guide

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The Tales covered by this guide include: 
  • The Knight's Tale
  • The Miller's Tale 
  • The Reeve's Tale
  • The Wife of Bath 
  • The Franklin's Tale 
  • The Pardoner's Tale 

Our next edition, published September 2016, will also include The Merchant's Tale. 

All you need to know about Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales is in this advanced guide to the text. Connell Guides are advanced guide books that offer sophisticated analysis and broad critical perspectives for higher-level GCSE and A Level English Literature students. Written by leading academics, Connell Guides are clear, concise and beautifully designed to help students understand, and enjoy, great works of literature. They are perfect for coursework, revision and exam preparation. Connell Guides are also great reads themselves scholarly, yet approachable and entertaining. Stephen Fender holds degrees from Stanford, Wales and the University of Manchester. He has taught at the University of Santa Clara, Williams and Dartmouth Colleges, the University of Edinburgh, University College London and the University of Sussex, where he was Professor and Chair of American Studies from 1985 – 2001. His books include a study of the rhetoric of the California gold rush, called Plotting the Golden West (1982), Sea Changes: British Emigration and American Literature (1992), and Nature Class and New Deal Literature (2011), about how the American country poor got treated in the novels, documentary photographs and bureaucratic prose of the New Deal liberals. He is now Honorary Professor of English at University College London.

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