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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Chaucer, Geoffrey, -- 1340?-1400.

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Edition Notes

Previous ed., 1910.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13752749M

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GEOFFREY CHAUCER was born in London, the son of a wine-merchant, in about , and as he spent his life in royal and government service his career happens to be unusually well documented. By Chaucer was a page to the wife of Prince Lionel, second son of Edward III, and it was while in the prince’s service that Chaucer was ransomed when 3/5(18). The Canterbury Tales (Middle English: Tales of Caunterbury) is a collection of 24 stories that runs to o lines written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer between and In , Chaucer became Controller of Customs and Justice of Peace and, in , Clerk of the King's work. It was during these years that Chaucer began working on his most famous text, Author: Geoffrey Chaucer. No book of this size can pretend to treat exhaustively of all that concerns Chaucer and his England; but the Author’s main aim has been to supply an informal historical commentary on the poet’s works. He has not hesitated, in a book intended for the general public, to modernize Chaucer’s spelling, or even on rare occasions to change a word. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Coulton, G.G. (George Gordon), Chaucer and his England. London, Methuen; New York, Barnes & Noble [].

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