Geoffrey Chaucer

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English poet remembered as author of the Canterbury Tales (1340-1400)


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In the fullest reconstruction of the case yet, Rohan McWilliam pursues the Butcher's Tale, as it might well be called, with Chaucerian relish and scholarly assiduity, guiding us through the courts, the press, the streets, pubs and music halls, onto the hustings and into Parliament, with a detour into the bedroom as any truly sensational scandal cum cause celebre requires.
studies at Oxford during Tolkien's career there, which is fascinating in itself, but the real delight of the article lies in the inclusion, and ensuing explication, of the complete text of Tolkien's Chaucerian pastiche "De Clerkes Compleinte.
html may be just what you need to add some extra fizz--it enables you to create phrases and then 'translate' them from modern to Chaucerian English, and vice versa.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, its earliest appearance, just antecedent to Chaucerian times, denoted either a "result" or "goods, moveable property.
The Lord Mayor of London, Nicholas Brembre--a long-time associate of Chaucer's, from the Wool Quay and the period of the Peasants' Revolt, also an associate of Thomas Usk, the Chaucerian scrivener--staged a mass summary execution at the Foul Oak in September 1384.
Back in 1969 David Austin's first repeat flowering roses were released, named after the Chaucerian characters.
Enjoyed Jane Clarke's (presumably) tongue-in-cheek rant against change, modernisation and commercial expediency, but wouldn't it have had more credibility if it were written in Chaucerian English, rather than the 'lowest common denominator' that is our 21st century tongue?
Enhanced with copious footnotes, an eight-page bibliography, and a comprehensive index, "Chaucer's The Knight's Tale And The Limits of Human Order In The Pagan World" is a particularly recommended addition to academic library Chaucerian Studies and Literary Studies reference collections and graduate school level supplemental reading lists.
The most damning critique of this practice came from Thomas Tyrwhitt in his edition of 1775, who wrote of the 'heap of rubbish' added to the Chaucerian corpus in the edition of 1561 by John Stow, better known as the chronicle writer and author of the Survey of London of 1598.
Building on his important work in Anne's Bohemia, as well as Paul Strohm's Hochon's Arrow and David Wallace's Chaucerian Polity, Thomas offers a detailed account of the artistic and literary inclinations of Bohemian royalty, from the Gothic piety of the Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV, which shaped the tastes of his English son-in-law, to the Kunstkammer of another Holy Roman Emperor, Rudolf II.
The publication of yet another guide to Chaucer's works--and one that weighs in at nearly four pounds, even in paperback--risks provoking a tart Chaucerian response: 'Hoo .
Because anger is not traditionally regarded as a Chaucerian topic or as an organizing principle for the Canterbury project as whole, critical attention has focused largely on either the negative consequences of anger or on the virtue of patience exhibited in the tales.
She contrasts the themes and plot(s) of the tale with other Chaucerian fragments, namely the tales of the Monk and Sir Thopas, arguing that the Squire's Tale "is, thus, intentionally a fragment in the same way that Sir Thopas is intentionally a fragment" (62).
Children of these African exiles are drilled in old Babylonian literature, middle Babylonian literature Chaucerian Babylonian literature, Elizabethan Babylonian literature, Shakespearean Babylonian literature, seventeenth-century metaphysical Babylonian literature, eighteenth-century classical Babylonian literature, the nineteenth-century romantic Babylonian writers, and they do not know a thing about one of their writers, because after all, their writers never wrote what could be called serious or classical literature.
Newby's commentary on his surroundings is characterized by a Chaucerian earthiness that provides a piquant contrast to his often spectacular and exotic surroundings.