Geoffrey chaucer's first major poem, book of the duchess, was a well-received elegy for blanche, the late political poet geoffrey's father, john, was an important london vintner (wine merchant) and a. Alison becker talks about the day jobs held by the father of english literature, geoffrey chaucer. Geoffrey chaucer 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.
Geoffrey chaucer (c 1343 - october 25, 1400) was an english author, poet, philosopher, bureaucrat (courtier), and diplomat chaucer is most famous as the author of the canterbury tales he is sometimes credited with being the first author to demonstrate the artistic legitimacy of the vernacular. Geoffrey chaucer was born in 1343, the son of john and agnes (de copton) chaucer the countess was french, so french poets such as guillaume de machaut and eustache deschamps.
Geoffrey chaucer was the greatest poet of the middle ages, and is regarded as the father of english literature he was born in london, england c 1343 to john chaucer and agnes copton, and affluent. Geoffrey chaucer, hailed as the father of english literature, was the greatest english poet of the middle ages check out this biography to know about his childhood, family, life, and achievements. Geoffrey chaucer - poet - geoffrey chaucer was born in london sometime between 1340 and the academy of american poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an.
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The great english poet, geoffrey chaucer, was born in 1342 when he was around fifteen years of age, he managed to gain a position as page to the countess. Geoffrey chaucer: geoffrey chaucer, the outstanding english poet before shakespeare and the first finder of our language his the canterbury tales ranks as one of the greatest poetic works in english. Geoffrey chaucer was a great english writer of the 14th century chaucer was born between 1340 meanwhile his reputation as a poet was growing sometime in the 1380s chaucer wrote the poem. Geoffrey chaucer biography born: c 1345 london, england died: october 1400 london, england called the father of english poetry, geoffrey chaucer is ranked as one of the greatest poets of the.
Geoffrey chaucer was born in 1343, to john chaucer a vintner and deputy to the king chaucer was the first poet buried in westminster abbey, in the part of the church, which later came to be. Geoffrey chaucer, now considered english literary royalty, did not have such lofty beginnings the earliest chaucerian poem that can be dated even approximately is the book of the duchess, written. All of geoffrey chaucer poems geoffrey chaucer poetry collection from famous poets and poems. Geoffrey chaucer (1343 - 25 october 1400), known as the father of english literature, is widely considered the greatest english poet of the middle ages and was the 1st poet to have been buried in poets' corner of westminster abbey.
Geoffrey chaucer (/ˈtʃɔːsər/ c 1343 - 25 october 1400), known as the father of english literature, is widely considered the greatest english poet of the middle ages. Chaucer the great poet, also a possible rapist but the incident is something of a mystery: 'rape' in about geoffrey chaucer, you might enjoy our facts about chaucer's contemporary, john gower and. Geoffrey chaucer (n ca 1343, londra — d 25 octombrie 1400, westminster) este unul dintre cei mai valoroși poeți englezi ai secolului al xiv-lea, „ultimul poet al evului mediu și primul poet al noilor timpuri.