Canterbury Tales - Geoffrey Chaucer
Chaucer - Adolphus William Ward
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While written English predates Geoffrey Chaucer by over six centuries, the Norman Conquest of 1066 made French, well, the lingua franc of England for a few hundred intervening years. Written English started making a comeback one hundred years before Chaucer's pen started flying but the efforts were often regional and unfocused. Chaucer is credited with bringing back a lot of legitimacy to written English.
Gender & Religion in Chaucer
The study of Geoffrey Chaucer's works often ventures into the area of gender and religious studies. In these books, you'll read about some of the scholarship that's been written about identity, gender and religion. Read on.
Geoffrey Chaucer Biography
(ca. 1343-1400) British writer. Geoffrey Chaucer has been called "father of English literature," and he was certainly one of the most famous writers in British literature, known for his The Canterbury Tales.
Quotes: Geoffrey Chaucer
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The Canterbury Tales
The Canterbury Tales is the work of the great English medieval poet, Geoffrey Chaucer and is considered to be his masterpiece.
The Canterbury Tales - Geoffrey Chaucer
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The Canterbury Tales Books
The Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer, is sometimes considered the first collection of short stories in English. The entire collection was probably written between the years 1387 and 1400.
The Canterbury Tales Quiz
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