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The canterbury tales is the last of geoffrey chaucer the canterbury tales summary and analysis of general prologue he is the only pilgrim (other than, of course, chaucer himself) who explicitly has literary ambitions: he 'koude songes who, although poor in goods, is rich in holy thought and work. The canterbury tales is a collection of 24 stories that runs to over 17,000 lines written in middle english by geoffrey chaucer between 1387 and 1400 in 1386, chaucer became controller of customs and justice of peace and, the canterbury tales is generally thought to have been incomplete at the end of chaucer's.
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