Geoffrey chaucer (1343 – october 25, 1400) was an english author, poet, philosopher, bureaucrat, courtier and diplomat although he wrote many works, he is best remembered for his unfinished frame narrative the canterbury tales. Geoffrey chaucer (c 1343 – october 25, 1400) was an english author, poet, philosopher, bureaucrat (courtier), and diplomat he is often referred to as the father of english literature although he wrote many works he is best remembered for his unfinished frame narrative the canterbury tales. Poet geoffrey chaucer was born circa 1340 in london, england in 1357 he became a public servant to countess elizabeth of ulster and continued in that capacity with the british court throughout his lifetime the canterbury tales became his best known and most acclaimed work. Find great deals on ebay for the works of geoffrey chaucer shop with confidence. Examine the life, times, and work of geoffrey chaucer through detailed author biographies on enotes.
Chaucer's biography: first record of geoffrey chaucer he works as a page in the household of elizabeth geoffrey and philippa receive. Geoffrey chaucer biography - geoffrey chaucer (born 1340/44, died 1400) was born in london his name was of french origin and meant shoemaker chauce. Chaucer's work is put in its place in this lengthy review share this: geoffrey chaucer biography writer geoffrey chaucer wrote the canterbury tales.
Biography of geoffrey chaucer, father of english literature: author of the canterbury tales, troilus and criseyde and book of the duchess. Geoffrey chaucer, father of english literature quotes, biography, works, articles, and links to additional resources.
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Geoffrey chaucer, hailed as the father of english literature, was the greatest english poet of the middle ages check out this biography to know about his childhood, family, life, and achievements.
Short biography birth geoffrey chaucer was born in london, possibly in thames street his father was a vintner early career first known literary works. The complete works of geoffrey chaucer “chaucer, geoffrey,” in dictionary of national biography “geoffrey chaucer,” in catholic. A short geoffrey chaucer biography describes geoffrey chaucer's life, times, and work also explains the historical and literary context that influenced the canterbury tales. Geoffrey chaucer (jĕf´rē chô´sər), c1340–1400, english poet, one of the most important figures in english literature life and career the known facts of chaucer's life are fragmentary and are based almost entirely on official records he was born in london between 1340 and 1344, the son of john chaucer, a vintner.
Geoffrey was educated well oxford, 1895) (3) the complete works of geoffrey chaucer, edited from numerous manuscripts (skeat ed 7 vols, oxford. Five fascinating facts about geoffrey chaucer and introductions to the canterbury tales and other works by chaucer and tagged biography, books. Geoffrey chaucer (born 1340/44, died 1400) is remembered as the author of the canterbury tales, which ranks as one of the greatest epic works of world literature chaucer made a crucial contribution to english literature in using english at a time when much court poetry was still written in anglo-norman or latin. Geoffrey chaucer biography the known details of geoffrey chaucer's life are sketchy at in this work chaucer popularized the seven line stanza known as the.Download