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A distinguished Chaucerian scholar traces the stages of Chaucer's varied career within the contexts of the physical environment and intellectual climate in which he lived, visually presenting this world through illustrations and photographs
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Chaucer's English world-that of the second half of the 14th century-is rich in interest of every kind, and Chaucer was a uniquely perceptive recorder of it. The tensions between tradition and innovation led to serve, sometimes violent, clashes; age-old traditions were contested by the new individualism among the educated, passionate religious dissent in high and low, and revolt by peasants.About the Author:
DEREK BREWER was Professor of English Literature emeritus, University of Cambridge.
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Book Description Dodd Mead, 1978. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0396075193
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