The Canterbury Tales: There is no better piece of literature that offers a glimpse into everyday life in medieval England.
The Canterbury Tales
In The Canterbury Tales Chaucer created one of the greatest pieces of English literature and offers an unrivaled glimpse into the life and mind of medieval England. You’ll find a masterful collection of chivalric romances, moral allegories, and low farce.
A story-telling competition between a group of pilgrims from all walks of life is the occasion for a series of tales that range from the Knight’s account of courtly love and the ebullient Wife of Bath’s Arthurian legend, to the ribald anecdotes of the Miller and the Cook.
There is no better piece of literature that offers a glimpse into everyday life in medieval England.