The Canterbury Tales comprises twenty four stories, plus prologues and occasional epilogues of ‘words from the host’. Written by Geoffrey Chaucer between 1387 and 1400 the original works are considered to be one of the greatest pieces of literary work authored in middle English.
The text of each section of the Canterbury Tales is linked to below. They are a copy of public domain translation to modern English from a website that is no longer online: text taken via archive.org
Direct to The Wife Of Bath’s Prologue
Direct to The Tale Of The Wife Of Bath