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One of the most famous writers living during Chaucer's lifetime was Giovanni Boccaccio. Boccaccio's most famous work, The Decameron (1350), was a collection of one hundred short tales that may have influenced the structure that Chaucer used. In addition, some of the stories Chaucer used in his work were taken from The Decameron.

The "Chaucer Metapage" is a project initiated in 1998 by the Thirty Third International Congress of Medieval Studies, aimed at coordinating all Chaucer sources on the internet. It can be located at http://www.unc.edu/depts/chaucer/ index.html (August 6, 2001).

The Canterbury Tales has been translated into Modern English by Nevill Coghill, whose translation was, in turn, adapted to a Broadway musical in 1968. This translation, from Penguin Classics, is considered to be the best of modern translations. Penguin USA published a recent edition in 2000.

Nevill Coghill also translated Troilus and Criseyde (1483), Chaucer's other...

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