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Chaucer and His Times

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • British Isles,
  • Literary,
  • Medieval,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Literary,
  • Literary Criticism-English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literary Criticism-Medieval

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8462373M
ISBN 101417947365
ISBN 109781417947362

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Chaucer's first major work was The Book of the Duchess, an elegy for Blanche of Lancaster who died in Two other early works were Anelida and Arcite and The House of wrote many of his major works in a prolific period when he held the job of customs comptroller for London ( to ).Children: Elizabeth Chaucer, Thomas Chaucer, . Brand new Book. CHAUCER AND HIS TIMES BY GRACE E. HADOW THE biography of Chaucer is built upon doubts and thrives upon perplexities accord ing to one of the most famous of Chaucer scholars, and the more carefully we consider e evidence upon which this statement is jised, the more fully do we find it endorsed, the name Chaucer itself has been. The book is elegantly written, accessible to the general reader as well as the scholarly specialist. In suggesting further questions and presenting an array of new images, Turner’s book gives us back an image of Chaucer more melancholy and mercurial than the cosy figure we thought we knew."—Mark Williams, The Times "A hugely illuminating book. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

The pinnacle of Gardner’s medieval scholarship: a fascinating re-creation of the world of one of history’s greatest writers In this exquisite biography, John Gardner brings to life Geoffrey Chaucer, illuminating his writings and their inspiration like never before/5. The Paperback of the Chaucer and His Times by Grace E. Hadow at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more! Read an excerpt of this book! Add to Wishlist. Chaucer and His Times. by Grace E. Hadow. Paperback. USD $ Hardcover. "The biography of Chaucer is built upon doubts and thrives upon perplexities" according to one of Brand: PastIsProlog. Feb 28,  · It easily surpasses not only Marchette Chute's outdated Geoffrey Chaucer of England () but also John Gardner's The Life and Times of Chaucer () and Derek Brewer's Chaucer and His World (). Accessible to the general reader while useful to the scholar, the book offers informative interpretations of Chaucer's works and literary Donald R. Howard. Chaucer, like Shakespeare, a poet of character: he vitalized Medieval "types" drawn from Aristotle's De Anima and others. Nowhere is the interplay of character more remarkable than between the Friar and Summoner, whom I always aloudread to my sophomore survey classes because the two were business competitors (raking the countryside for sinners--former for confessions, latter for church court /5.

CHAUCER AND HIS TIMES. CHAPTER I. CHAUCER’S LIFE AND TIMES “The biography of Chaucer is built upon doubts and thrives upon perplexities” according to one of the most famous of Chaucer scholars, and the more carefully we consider the evidence upon which this statement is based, the more fully do we find it endorsed. Geoffrey Chaucer - Geoffrey Chaucer - Last years and The Canterbury Tales: Chaucer’s service as clerk of the king’s works lasted only from July to June During that tenure he was robbed several times and once beaten, sufficient reason for seeking a change of jobs. In June he was appointed subforester of the king’s park in North Petherton, Somerset, an office that he held. Jun 29,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Chaucer And His Times - You’re read light novel Chaucer And His Times Part 7 online at Please use the follow button to get notification about the latest chapter next time when you visit Use F11 button to read novel in full-screen(PC only).