NPR series follows path of modern Canterbury pilgrims

A recent multi-part NPR series retraces the steps of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales pilgrims in modern England from London to Canterbury. The site includes an interactive map of the journey.

The series ran April 13 - April 17, 2009 and covered the following topics:

  • Overview: The Canterbury Road To Modern England
  • Part 1: Britain Struggles With Questions Of Identity
  • Part 2: An England Coping With Change, Loss
  • Part 3: Importance Of Church Slips Rapidly Among British
  • Part 4: Chaucer's Cheek Returns To Britain
  • Part 5: British Face Challenges In Forging New Identity

Podcasts and transcripts of the series are available online.