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Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales (Westminster: William Caxton, c. 1483)

Early printed books form a significant part of the library’s Special Collections, and this particular item contains an illustrated second edition of one of the most famous works of middle English literature, Chaucer’s… 495 more words

Early Printed Books

Pretension and self-absorption

Wayne Macauley writes Australian fiction that has a slightly mythical quality to it, and in this sense one could compare it to Tim Winton’s Cloudstreet… 305 more words

Stop-Motion Canterbury Tales

Bernice’s own Jason Fischedick is on a pilgrimage–and he needs your help.

Jason is making a film of Chaucer’s literary classic, Canterbury Tales, the very best way possible: as a stop-motion animation using his extensive action figure collection. 152 more words


Plastic Duck Racing

Hello Readers,

I’ve missed your face. Yes, I’m talking about your face. None of the other Readers’, just yours. Heh.

So, how have you lot been then? 464 more words


Reading Challenge: Canterbury Tales Wrap Up and Review

Canterbury Tales

Geoffrey Chaucer

14th Century – Classics

Rating: 2.5/5

The Story:A large and diverse group of people gather at an inn. All are about to begin a pilgrimage to the shrine of Sir Thomas Becket, a saint and martyr buried in Canterbury Cathedral. 578 more words


Chaucer: History’s Influence on Language and Rhythm

History constructs the glasses through which we view the world. Without a doubt, the events of the past leave a distinct stamp upon the artifacts of mankind. 1,039 more words

Academic Writing

Reading Challenge: Canterbury Tales - Day 10

Well, I’m still slogging through. I’m almost there, though – hopefully I can finish up tomorrow or Saturday. Regardless, this has been an interesting journey. Here’s where I am currently: 146 more words

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