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Canterbury Tales
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  • The Canterbury Tales.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • Even Chaucer’s pilgrims in The Canterbury Tales (1384), while neither they nor their tales are inevitably holy, are making an Easter pilgrimage to Canterbury Cathedral, and much of their talk invokes the Bible and religious teaching.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • Canterbury Tales.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • Chaucer’s chief work is the "Canterbury Tales," a series of stories told by pilgrims traveling in company to Canterbury.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays

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  • That probably sounds as if my plans for the story have passed beyond mere ambition and into the land of lunacy… but ask your favorite English teacher sometime to tell you about the plans Chaucer had for The Canterbury Tales-now Chaucer might have been crazy.
    Stephen King  --  The Gunslinger
    Geoffrey Chaucer  --  The Canterbury Tales
  • It is supposed that the plan of the Decameron suggested the similar but far superior plan of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • —CHAUCER: Canterbury Tales.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • The Nun’s Priest’s Tale in the Canterbury Tales was an original treatment of the Roman de Renart, of Marie of France, a French poet of the twelfth century.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
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