Geoffrey Chaucer

Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343 – 25 October 1400), known as the Father of English literature, is widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages. He was the first poet to be buried in Poets' Corner of Westminster Abbey.

While he achieved fame during his lifetime as an author, philosopher, and astronomer, composing a scientific treatise on the astrolabe for his ten-year-old son Lewis, Chaucer also maintained an active career in the civil service as a bureaucrat, courtier and diplomat. Among his many works are The Book of the Duchess, The House of Fame, The Legend of Good Women and Troi
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The Canterbury Tales
Troilus and Criseyde
The Riverside Chaucer
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The Book of the Duchess
 
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Geoffrey Chaucer
Who Murdered Chaucer?: A Medieval Mystery
Company of Liars
Chaucer's Tale: 1386 and the Road to Canterbury
The Canterbury Tales: Fifteen Tales and the General Prologue
The Wife of Bath
Knight's Tale
The Miller's Prologue and Tale
The Parliament of Birds
The Canterbury Tales: A Retelling
A Chaucer Glossary
A Midsummer Night's Dream by William ShakespeareKing Lear by William ShakespeareHamlet by William ShakespeareRomeo and Juliet by William ShakespeareMacbeth by William Shakespeare
Best Renaissance Literature
58 books — 7 voters
The Summoner’s Tale by Geoffrey ChaucerThe Nun's Priest's Tale by Geoffrey ChaucerThe Miller's Tale by Geoffrey ChaucerThe Wife of Bath's Prologue & Tale by Geoffrey ChaucerThe Reeve's Prologue and Tale with the Cook's Prologue and th... by Geoffrey Chaucer
Best of The Canterbury Tales
19 books — 2 voters

The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey ChaucerDavid Copperfield by Charles DickensMurder in the Cathedral by T.S. EliotCathedral Cats by Richard Surman
Books about Canterbury
4 books — 1 voter

Chaucer's Canterbury Tales by Marcia WilliamsChaucer's People by Liza PicardThe Parliament of Birds by Geoffrey ChaucerWho Murdered Chaucer? by Terry JonesThe Life and Times of Chaucer by John Gardner
Chaucer - his life and works
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Geoffrey Chaucer
Patience is a conquering virtue.
Geoffrey Chaucer

Geoffrey Chaucer
Love will not be constrain'd by mastery. When mast'ry comes, the god of love anon Beateth his wings, and, farewell, he is gone. Love is a thing as any spirit free. ...more
Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales

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