Geoffrey chaucer biography (famous poet bio) read information including facts, works, awards, and the life story and history of geoffrey chaucer this short biographical feature on geoffrey chaucer will help you learn about one of the best famous poet poets of all-time. Early life chaucer made his living as a civil servant and composed poetry as an avocation his career, however was such as to contribute to his literary growth he was born about in 1343 of a prosperous family and reared in london. Geoffrey chaucer was the greatest poet of the middle ages, and is regarded as the father of english literature he was born in london, england c 1343 to john chaucer and agnes copton, and affluent couple in the wine trade. Geoffrey chaucer was an english poet during the middle ages he is considered the father of english poetry and the first to be buried at poets’ corner, in westminster abbey. Visit amazoncom's geoffrey chaucer page and shop for all geoffrey chaucer books check out pictures, bibliography, and biography of geoffrey 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 or latin. Geoffrey chaucer 's wiki: geoffrey geoffrey's other but they also began the complicated process of reconstructing and frequently inventing chaucer's biography. Biography of geoffrey chaucer, father of english literature: author of the canterbury tales, troilus and criseyde and book of the duchess.
Geoffrey chaucer - poet - geoffrey chaucer was born in london sometime between 1340 and 1344 to. Chaucer's biography: the following summary is based largely on a chaucer chronology in john h fisher's complete poetry and prose of geoffrey chaucer, 2nd edition, with some minor additions and abbreviations of my own. You can discover what you know about geoffrey chaucer with this interactive quiz and its corresponding worksheet feel free to answer these. The exact date of chaucer’s death in 1400 is unclear, but tradition holds that the date was 25 october chaucer married philippa roet, a lady-in-waiting to the queen, in 1366.
Biography: geoffrey chaucer alison becker talks about the day jobs held by the father of english literature, geoffrey chaucer. Get information, facts, and pictures about geoffrey chaucer at encyclopediacom make research projects and school reports about geoffrey chaucer easy with credible articles from our free, online encyclopedia and dictionary. Geoffrey chaucer is credited as poet and author, philosopher bureaucrat and courtier, known for the poems: the canterbury tales and troilus and criseyde called the father of english poetry, geoffrey chaucer is ranked as one of the greatest poets of the late middle ages (c e 476 c–1500). Geoffrey chaucer occupies a unique position in the middle ages he was born a commoner, but through his intellect and astute judgments of human character, he moved freely among the aristocracy although very little is definitely known about the details of his life, chaucer was probably born shortly after 1340.
Download the free study guide and infographic for geoffrey chaucer's collection of stories the canterbury tales here: . The known details of geoffrey chaucer's life are sketchy at best he was born in london to vintner john chaucer sometime between 1340-1344 the next we hear of young geoffrey is in 1357 as a page in the household of prince lionel. A brief biography of geoffrey chaucer: geoffrey chaucer stands as the great giant of english poetry his verse is still read and enjoyed today and often adapted for theatre performances. Who was chaucer from the foul chaucer’s canterbury road in 1386 geoffrey chaucer endured the worst year of his life for my chaucer biography.
Geoffrey chaucer was a great english writer of the 14th century chaucer was born between 1340 and 1343 but we don't know the exact date his father was a wine merchant in london little is know about the early life of geoffrey chaucer. Chaucer's poetry study guide contains a biography of geoffrey chaucer, literature essays, a complete e-text, quiz questions, major themes, characters.
This is the talk page for discussing improvements to the geoffrey chaucer article this article is within the scope of wikiproject biography. Geoffrey chaucer, from the 15th-century ellesmere manuscript of the canterbury tales photoscom/jupiterimages perhaps the chief characteristics of chaucer’s works are their variety in subject matter, genre, tone, and style and in the complexities presented concerning the human pursuit of a sensible existence. The life of geoffrey chaucer: a critical biography chaucer, geoffrey chorographical and landscape writing coffeehouse congreve, william. The life of geoffrey chaucer: a critical biography [derek pearsall] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers this important new critical biography traces in carefully considered detail what is known of geoffrey chaucer's personal life while exploring the fascinating relationship between the man of affairs.Download