Chaucer in his time
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Chaucer in his time by Derek Brewer

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Published in London, Nelson [1963] .
Written in English


  • Social life and customs

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Bibliographical footnotes.

The Physical Object
Paginationx, 243 p. illus. ;
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26562013M

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Geoffrey Chaucer is considered one of the first great English poets. He is the author of such works as The Parlement of Foules, Troilus and Criseyde, and The Canterbury Tales. Humorous and profound, his writings show him to be an acute observer of his time with a deft command of many literary genres. Chaucer in His Time. by Derek Brewer (Author) › Visit Amazon's Derek Brewer Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. Derek Brewer (Author) ISBN ISBN Cited by: 5.   Referring to Tolkien’s abandoned time-travel novel, The Notion Club Papers, of the s, Bowers said: “In it, someone has written a book that Author: Dalya Alberge. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Genre/Form: Biography Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brewer, Derek, Chaucer in his time. [London] Longman [] (OCoLC) Geoffrey Chaucer was born between the years , the son of John and Agnes (de Copton) Chaucer. Chaucer was descended from two generations of wealthy vintners who had everything but a title and in Chaucer began pursuing a position at court. As a squire in the court of Elizabeth, Countess of Ulster, the wife of Lionel, Earl of Ulster (later Duke of Clarence), Chaucer would have. Chaucer became page in the household of Elizabeth de Burgh, Countess of Ulster. (She is the wife of Lionel, Earl of Ulster, second son of Edward III.) The earliest known document in which Geoffrey Chaucer is named is a household account book kept for the Countess (June - April ). Geoffrey Chaucer was born between and , probably in London. His father was a prosperous wine merchant. We do not know any details of his early life and education. In , he was a page.

  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 Chaucer Birthday Book. Geoffrey Chaucer $ The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer: With an Essay on His Language and Versification, and an Introductory Discourse; Together with Notes and a Glossary. Geoffrey Chaucer $ - $ Selections from Chaucer's Minor Poems.   So Chaucer, with his bold conception of a vivid and socially diverse band of part-time literati, overcame the deprivations of his own uprooted circumstances. He Author: Paul Strohm.   For example, we read Chaucer's description of the Knight's appearance: Of fustian he wered a gipoun (Of coarse cloth he wore a doublet) Al bismotered with his habergeoun (All rust-spotted by his coat-of-mail) A glossary, diligence, and time are required for reading the original Chaucer.5/5(5).