The Canterbury Tales Summary
Geoffrey Chaucer

Everything you need to understand or teach The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer.

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The Canterbury Tales Overview

Chaucer's classic tale of pilgrims on a journey in 14th Century England. Over the course of their journey, the disparate pilgrims tell each other stories of their origins, relaying lessons about love, life, and death. An all-time classic, this book paints a fascinating picture of medieval England and its people.

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Geoffrey Chaucer Biographies (3)

11,782 words, approx. 40 pages
Biography EssayPerhaps we must first realize what a curious phenomenon it is that Geoffrey Chaucer became the first English author. It would have been surprising in the fourteenth century for anyone t... Read more
2,227 words, approx. 8 pages
The English author and courtier Geoffrey Chaucer (ca. 1345-1400) was one of the greatest poets of the late Middle Ages and has often been called the father of English poetry. His best-known works are ... Read more
10,939 words, approx. 37 pages
Perhaps the modern reader must first realize what a curious phenomenon it is that Geoffrey Chaucer became the first English author. It would have been surprising in the fourteenth century for anyone t... Read more

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