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Edited by Walter W. Skeat. This Elibron Classics book is a facsimile reprint of a 1889 edition by the Clarendon Press, Oxford.
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Often referred to as the father of English poetry, Geoffrey Chaucer was a fourteenth-century philosopher, alchemist, astrologer, bureaucrat, diplomat, and author of many significant poems. Chaucer s writing was influential in English literary tradition, as it introduced new rhyming schemes and helped develop the vernacular traditionthe use of everyday Englishrather than the literary French and Latin, which were common in written works of the time. Chaucer s best-knownand most imitatedworks include The Canterbury Tales, Troilus and Criseyde, The Book of the Duchess, and The House of Fame.Language Notes:
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Book Description Rice Univ Pr, 1987. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX089263264X
Book Description Rice Univ Pr, 1987. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M089263264X
Book Description Rice Univ Pr, 1987. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # mon0000030149