Essays Tagged: "Peter Ackroyd"

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 ... as edited 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 ... er, an attendant in the royal court in 14th century England is a completely different narrator than Peter Ackroyd, the Cambridge-educated novelist of the 21st-century. This is evident in the pompous, ...

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