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Chaucer and his world

Author: Derek Brewer
Publisher: New York : Dodd, Mead, 1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the life of one of the great English poets and describes the social, political, and intellectual climate of his time.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brewer, Derek, 1923-2008.
Chaucer and his world.
New York : Dodd, Mead, 1978
(OCoLC)654315155
Named Person: Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Brewer
ISBN: 0396075193 9780396075196
OCLC Number: 3203906
Description: 224 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
Origins --
A Fourteenth-Century Childhood --
A Page at Court --
Beginning of a Career --
At the Court of Edward III --
The Unknown Years --
Chaucer and Italy --
London, Flower of Cities All --
Rape and Rapine --
Towards the Inner Life --
Among the Muses in Kent --
And Pilgrims were they All --
Forth, Pilgrim, Forth.
Responsibility: Derek Brewer.

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Discusses the life of one of the great English poets and describes the social, political, and intellectual climate of his time.

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