• Chaucer's Contribution
    Introduction: Father of verse! who m immortal song First taught the Muse to speak the English tongue. It is somewhat idle to talk of "fathers" in the history of literature, for it is questionable if a particular person can be wholly credited with in the founding of a new literary genre. Literature...
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  • litrary tradition and Chauser
    Literary Tradition and Chaucer. Geoffery Chaucer is known as the "Father of English literature" and is widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages. He was the first poet to be buried in Poet's cornerof Westminister Abbey. While he achieved fame during his lifetime as an author...
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  • Chaucer
    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...
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  • Chaucer
    Preavy The Canterbury Tales Essay Mrs. Vance 29 November, 2011 The Canterbury Tales Geoffrey Chaucer was the greatest English poet of his time period. Geoffrey Chaucer was the greatest English poet of his time period because he was extremely intelligent and he had a wide knowledge of the people...
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  • Chaucer's Profile
    Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343 – October 25, 1400) was an English author, poet, philosopher, bureaucrat (courtier), and diplomat. Chaucer is best known as the author of The Canterbury Tales. He is sometimes credited with being the first author to demonstrate the artistic legitimacy of the vernacular English language...
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  • BS ENGLISH
    Geoffrey Chaucer Geoffrey Chaucer was born in London sometime around 1343, though the precise date and location of his birth remain unknown. His father and grandfather were both London vintners; several previous generations had been merchants in Ipswich. (His family name derives from the French...
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  • satire,humour and irony in the prologue to the canterbury tales
    Abstract: Chaucer was sumptuous force in English literature,moulding it into a fresh leaf of artistic beauty and excellence,to be lauded by the coming generations of writers and critics.No doubt he was the paragon in the poetic field,a great observer of people.He is the “Evening...
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  • Geoffrey Chaucer
    Geoffrey Chaucer and the Canterbury Tales Geoffrey Chaucer, the Father of English Poetry, is a famous English writer from the fourteenth century, who has been popular throughout the ages. Though writing is not his profession in his life, Chaucer has made great contribution to the founding and developing...
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  • An Introduction to Chaucer
    Introduction to Chaucer Chaucer’s Biography Geoffrey Chaucer was born sometime in the early 1340s, the son of John Chaucer, a vintner (wine-merchant), in London. Although no records of his education survive, he may well have been a pupil at the almonry school of St Paul’s Cathedral. In 1357 Chaucer became...
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  • English Poetry During Chaucer's Age
    CHAUCER Chaucer the father of English poetry, lived in the Middle English period. It is convenient to divide chaucer’s literary output into 3 stages. The French period: in the first phase as a writer, Chaucer leaned heavily on French sources and French forms. This is evident in “ The Book of the Dichess”...
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  • Major Characteristics of the Age of Chaucer to Romantic Literature.
    Assignment On History of English Literature Topic: Discuss major characteristics of The Age of Chaucer to Romantic Literature. Submitted to: Sazzad Hossain Guest Faculty, Dept. Of English Green University of Bangladesh Submitted by: Emran Hossain Shobuj ID: 120120015 ...
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  • Geoffrey Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde
    Table of Contents Introduction.....................................1 The Age of Chaucer...............................2 Troilus and Criseyde.............................5 Characterization in Boccaccio and in Chaucer.....6 The Tenour of Medieval Life......................7 Courtly Love.............
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  • Geoffrey Chauser
    Chaucer's father, John Chaucer. 1313 Birth of Giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet. 1321 Death of Dante Alighieri, Italian Poet, soon after the completion of the Divina Commedia. 1327 Accession of Edward III, aged 14. 1340 Boccaccio writes Filocolo. c. 1340-1345 Birth of Geoffrey Chaucer. Chaucer:...
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  • Aleksssiii
    The Middle Ages Itroduction The Middle Ages is like no other period in The Norton Anthology of English Literature in terms of the time span it covers. Caedmon's Hymn, the earliest English poem to survive as a text (NAEL 8, 1.25-27), belongs to the latter part of the seventh century. The morality play...
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  • Literature
    GEOFFREY CHAUCER, 1338-1400. Chaucer (the name is French and seems to have meant originally 'shoemaker') came into the world probably in 1338, the first important author who was born and lived in London, which with him becomes the center of English literature. About his life, as about those of many...
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  • Term Paper
    The Criticism of English Literature Criticism is the judgment of interpretation to someone or somebody. There are many types of criticism in the world, and they can be used in many types of ways. In the Anglo-Saxon period, the most famous poet of that time was Beowulf. Beowulf was to England as Homer’s...
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  • Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Period English Literature
    work and as a cornerstone of modern literature, Beowulf has a peculiar history that complicates both its historical and its canonical position in English literature. By the time the story of Beowulf was composed by an unknown Anglo-Saxon poet around 700 a.d., much of its material had been in circulation...
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  • Biography of Geoffrey Chaucer
    Biography of GEOFFREY CHAUCER GEOFFREY CHAUCER, English poet. The name Chaucer, a French form of the Latin calcearius, a shoemaker, is found in London and the eastern counties as early as the second half of the 13th century. Some of the London Chaucers lived in Cordwainer Street, in the shoemakers'...
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  • Canterbury Tales
    The Canterbury Tales: Review Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales is considered as one of the major beginning marks in English Literature. The Canterbury Tales, written in 14th century is a collection of short stories mainly in verse form. The stories in The Canterbury Tales are told by a group of...
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  • reading
    ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 3 Old English …………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 4 Anglo – saxon poetry …………………………………………………………………………………………… 4 Specific features of Anglo-saxon poetry ……………………………………………………………… 5 Beowulf ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 6 Middle English literature/ 14th century...
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