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Telling Tales - 9781782111573

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  • Product code: ANAFW
  • ISBN: 9781782111573
  • Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 20.0cm x 12.0cm
  • Pages: 144
  • Publish date: 16/04/2015

Telling Tales (Paperback)

Telling Tales - 9781782111573

Patience Agbabi


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This book was shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Prize 2015. Tabard Inn to Canterb'ry Cathedral, Poet pilgrims competing for free picks, Chaucer Tales, track by track, it's the remix From below-the-belt base to the topnotch; I won't stop all the clocks with a stopwatch when the tales overrun, run offensive, or run clean out of steam, they're authentic and we're keeping it real, reminisce this: Chaucer Tales were an unfinished business. In Telling Tales award-winning poet Patience Agbabi presents an inspired 21st-Century 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 newest collection is utterly unique. Boisterous, funky, foul-mouthed, sublimely lyrical and bursting at the seams, Telling Tales takes one of Britain's most significant works of literature and gives it thrilling new life.

Product Details

  • Product code: ANAFW
  • ISBN: 9781782111573
  • Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 20.0cm x 12.0cm
  • Pages: 144
  • Publish date: 16/04/2015

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