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Chaucer by Peter Ackroyd

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Published by Nan A. Talese/Doubleday in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Chaucer, Geoffrey, -- d. 1400,
  • Poets, English -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- Biography

Book details:

About the Edition

Profiles the eventful life of master fourteenth-century English poet Geoffrey Chaucer, recounting his life as a courtier, diplomat, and literary luminary, who was also indicted for rape, sued for debt, and captured in battle.

Edition Notes

StatementPeter Ackroyd.
GenreBiography
SeriesAckroyd"s brief lives
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 188 p. :
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23273581M
ISBN 100385507976
LC Control Number2004049796
OCLC/WorldCa55131561

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Nov 01,  · Although best known for his book The Canterbury Tales, English poet Geoffrey Chaucer wrote many poems in his lifetime. Learn more on larep-immo.com Chaucer Coloring Book. Geoffrey Chaucer $ The Tales of the Clerk and the Wife of Bath. Geoffrey Chaucer $ - $ The Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer: Romaunt of the Rose. Minor Poems. Geoffrey Chaucer $ - $ The Complete Works of . Apr 30,  · The Book of the Duchess is the first major work of the English poet Geoffrey Chaucer (l. c. CE), best known for his masterpiece The Canterbury Tales, composed in the last twelve years of his life and left unfinished at his death. The Canterbury Tales, first published c. CE by William Caxton, became so popular that Chaucer’s earlier work was overshadowed, only receiving Author: Joshua J. Mark. THE CANTERBURY TALES. Geoffrey Chaucer was born in London, the son of a vintner, in about He is known to have been a page to the Countess of Ulster in , and Edward III valued him highly enough to pay a part of his ransom in , after he had been captured fighting in France/5.

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