Essays Tagged: "Ackroyd"


ark eyes and was a flirt. Her nick name at one time, because of her looks, was "the Pocket Venus". (Ackroyd, Peter. Dickens p. 130) Their relationship lasted only until 1833 when it ended most likely ... lf; "I write because I can't help it." (Nelson, Harland. Charles Dickens p. 25) Works Cited Ackroyd, Peter. (1990). Dickens. New York: HarperCollins Publishers. Frank, Lawrence. (1984). ...

(6 pages) 850 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

The Canterbury Tales personal reaction

"The Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey ChaucerA Personal Reaction to Peter Ackroyd's "Modern Retelling" vs ChaucerAs I read through what is considered the most faithful interp ... ted by F. N. Robinson I noticed striking contrasts from the "modern retelling" that I read by Peter Ackroyd. Many authors have undertaken the task of re-writing Geoffrey Chaucer's work since the 14th ... e 14th century. Each interpretation brings something new to the piece, but none is quite as wild as Ackroyd's rendition. Robinson notes in the preface of his version of The Canterbury Tales-which is a ...

(5 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucher