This Norton Critical Edition includes: * The medieval masterpiece's most popular tales, including-new to the Third Edition-The Man of Law's Prologue and Tale and The Second Nun's Prologue and Tale. * Extensive marginal glosses, explanatory footnotes, a preface and a guide to Chaucer's language by V. A. Kolve and Glending Olson. * Sources and analogues arranged by tale. * Fourteen critical essays, eight of them new to the Third Edition. * A Chronology, a Short Glossary and a Selected Bibliography.