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

The Canterbury Tales
Troilus and Criseyde
The Riverside Chaucer
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The Book of the Duchess
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

C.S. Lewis
Nowhere in Chaucer do we find what can be called a radically allegorical poem.
C.S. Lewis

Geoffrey Chaucer
Patience is a conquering virtue.
Geoffrey Chaucer

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