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Telling Tales (Reprint) (Paperback) (Patience Agbabi)

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A brilliant reeinterpretation of The Canterbury Tales for the 21st century
Tabard Inn to Canterb'ry Cathedral,Poet pilgrims competing for free picks,Chaucer Tales, track by track, it's the remixFrom below-the-belt base to the topnotch;I won't stop all the clocks with a stopwatchwhen the tales overrun, run offensive,or run clean out of steam, they're authenticand we're keeping it real, reminisce this:Chaucer Tales were an unfinished business.
Award-winning poet Patience Agbabi presents an inspired remix of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales retelling all of the stories, from the Miller's Tale to the Wife of Bath's in her own critically acclaimed poetic style. Celebrating Chaucer's Middle-English masterwork for its performance element as well as its poetry and pilgrims, Agbabi's collection is utterly unique. Boisterous, funky, foul-mouthed, sublimely lyrical, and bursting at the seams,Telling Tales takes one of our most significant works of literature and gives it thrilling new life.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 124
Genre: Poetry
Sub-Genre: English + Irish + Scottish + Welsh
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Author: Patience Agbabi
Language: English
Street Date: February 1, 2016
TCIN: 50339934
UPC: 9781782111573
Item Number (DPCI): 248-06-0836
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