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eBook The Language of Chaucer (The Language of Literature) ePub

by David Burnley

  • ISBN: 0333497805
  • Subcategory: Literature
  • Author: David Burnley
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; Revised edition (June 19, 1989)
  • Pages: 280
  • ePub book: 1432 kb
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The Content of Poetry

The first part of the book, drawing on modern linguistics, concentrates on the text and on approaches to interpreting the poet's grammar and syntax.

Chaucer’s father, John Chaucer, was a wine merchant although his last name from the French word chaussier indicates that his ancestors were shoemakers.

He did for the English narrative what Shakespeare later did for drama. Chaucer’s father, John Chaucer, was a wine merchant although his last name from the French word chaussier indicates that his ancestors were shoemakers. He would sometimes hold positions in the royal administration and he was a significant member in the business community. Chaucer and his parents were lucky to escape the plague during the times of the Black Death, the epidemic that was spread to European lands from the Middle East.

The works of Geoffrey Chaucer, 2nd ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1957.

Geoffrey Chaucer is believed to have been born around 1340 (1997) The Routledge History of Literature in English: Britain and Ireland.

Geoffrey Chaucer is believed to have been born around 1340. His work gave him the opportunity to travel to various areas of Europe, including Italy and France, and consequently make the acquaintance of the works of writers such as Dante, Petrarch, and Boccacio. 1997) The Routledge History of Literature in English: Britain and Ireland.

Chaucer and the Birth of English Literature.

LECTURE 29 American Regionalism.

Subtopic Linguistics. LECTURE 29 American Regionalism. LECTURE 30 American Dialects in Literature.