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  • Directed ByDr. Derek Brewer
  • Read ByFrank Duncan, Peter Orr, Prunella Scales, Richard Bebb
  • Written-ByGeoffrey Chaucer


Recorded In Association With The British Council


  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix on label, side 1): ZRG 4443


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – The Decca Record Company Limited


2 The Knight's Tale. But for to tellen yow of his array, His hors were goode, but he was nat gay. Of fustian he wered a gypon Al bismotered with his habergeon, For he was late ycome from his viage, And wente for to doon his pilgrymage. But years ease the pain, and in Parliament Theseus proposes the marriage of Emily and Palamon, which brings final peace between Thebes and Athens. They live in perfect love, with never a harsh word between them. Since this is the first long narrative assigned in this course, students may wish to read through a more detailed summary of the Knight's Tale in order to get a clear idea of the narrative before turning to the Middle English version. The Knight's Tale Middle English: The Knightes Tale is the first tale from Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales. The Knight is described by Chaucer in the General Prologue as the person of highest social standing amongst the pilgrims, though his manners and clothes are unpretentious. We are told that he has taken part in some fifteen crusades in many countries and also fought for one pagan leader against another. Though the list of campaigns is real, and though it was perhaps just possible. The Canterbury Tales summary and analysis in under five minutes. Geoffery Chaucer's classic anthology of stories is perhaps the most famous piece of Knight's Tale is a 2001 American medieval adventure-comedy film written, produced, and directed by Brian Helgeland. The film stars Heath Ledger, Shannyn Sossamon, Mark Addy, Alan Tudyk, Rufus Sewell, Laura Fraser, Paul Bettany as Geoffrey Chaucer, and James Purefoy as Sir Thomas ColvilleEdward the Black Prince. The story is told in an anachronistic style with many modern references. It follows a peasant named William who poses as a knight and competes in tournaments, winning accolades and acquiring. William, lacking a proper pedigree, convinces Chaucer to forge genealogy documents that will pass him off as a knight. With his newly-minted history in hand, the young man sets out to prove himself a worthy knight at the country's jousting competition, and finds romance along the way. Written by Anonymous. Wat loses, but Kate is the obvious winner. Geoffrey Chaucer. Standing at the head of The Canterbury Tales, The Knights Tale is in many ways an. Knights Tale. Back to: Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer. In this article, we will discuss The Knights Tale Summary in The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer. A question is posed in the tale when Palamon envies Arcite for he thinks Arcite has the chance to raise an army to conquer Theseus and Arcite laments his inability to go near Emelye: who has it worse Part 2. Arcite disguises himself to go to Athens when, one day, after two years, he sees god Mercury in his dream telling him to do so. The Knight's Tale itself remains a more or less straightforward presentation of the chivalric ethos, where the two-dimensional and indistinguishable characters, are challenged by the more roundly drawn characters of the later tales, like the Wife of Bath's Tale or the Miller's Tale. Chaucer's use of the Knight's Tale as parody of a fading era is initially indicated in The First Mover speech of Theseus where the acts of Palamon, Arcite, and Emily as these are unimportant in themselves. The purpose of The Knight's Tale is more to do with choosing fabliaux as a base. Geoffrey Chaucer Poems. Back to Poems Page. The Knight's Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer. WHILOM , as olde stories tellen us, formerly There was a duke that highte Theseus. was called 2 Of Athens he was lord and governor, And in his time such a conqueror That greater was there none under the sun. Full many a riche country had he won. What with his wisdom and his chivalry, He conquer'd all the regne of Feminie,3 That whilom was y-cleped Scythia And weddede the Queen Hippolyta And brought her home with him to his country With muchel glory and great solemnity, great And e. The Knight's Tale has shocked readers from Chaucer's time to ours. The knight has always practiced truth, honor, generousness, and courtesy. He has been a successful fighter and served with distinction in many campaigns. Palamon and Emily are married and live out their days in complete married happiness. The Issues. The story comes from a tale by Boccaccio, and it includes philosophical musings on fortune, the power of the stars astrology and predestination in general, etc. Medievalists talk about what category of work The Knight's Tale represents. You can find plenty of this in the links. There will be more of this here when the site is complete

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Performer: Geoffrey Chaucer

Title: The Knight's Tale

Country: UK

Release date: 1976

Label: Argo

Style: Audiobook

Catalog: ZPL 1208-10

Genre: Audio

Size MP3: 2048 mb

Size FLAC: 1587 mb

Rating: 4.1 / 5

Votes: 651

Record source: 3 × Vinyl, LP Box Set

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