Geoffrey Chaucer

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


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Shakespeare was not the only Renaissance reader to locate this forbidden fruit, but he responded to it in a unique manner, one that suggests that Shakespeare shared the Chaucerian sentiment that the literary canon is unreliable.
Barney's essay is fundamental for any thinking about the Chaucerian list, which, as the previous examples suggest, were certainly integral to his poetry.
The Disciplinary Movement's Chaucerian Appropriation of Tarleton's Role
We have, then, a Wolverhampton production, featuring a Wolverhampton councillor, and with a title that, since its Chaucerian origins as the everyday plural of brothers and sisters - brethren and sistren - has been politicised by the women's movement as a synonym for sisterhood.
THEY'VE given us accidental anarchists, Chaucerian pilgrims, Edwardian footballers and tyrannical patriarchs.
This, too, is a comic laceration of various kinds of authority, spiked with the resonances of its location and setting in the eponymous town, but it is also revealed as a text which skilfully reassimilates and transforms its earlier Chaucerian and European models.
Metonomy has been in the language since at least Chaucerian times.
Self-abasement was a Chaucerian inheritance that Shakespeare merged with the Plautine plaudite, and as such should not be mistaken for autobiography.
2) Larry SCANLON, Narrative, Authority and Power: The Medieval Exemplum and the Chaucerian Tradition, Cambridge University Press, 1994.
He was one of the most prominent and influential scholars of Middle English literature and language, in particular Chaucerian scholarship.
No wonder - it is a brilliant explosive mix of succinct and earthy Chaucerian poetry, physical theatre, violence and comedy.
Some essays are on topics one might expect in a discussion of fourteenth-century Christianity: the Bible, Lollardy, Saints, Pilgrimages (this last, by Dee Dyas, being particularly interesting); others concern more general Chaucerian topics.
Other examples demonstrate that the rhymes practically all are attested in authentic Chaucerian verse or other learned poetry of the fourteenth century, including the few examples of superficially deficient rhyme such as "tuo": "go".
For those already familiar with the Knight, the Pardoner, Alison the Wife of Bath and the host of other Chaucerian protagonists, it is delightful to recognise them.
Their topics include laughter in Procopius' Wars; ambiguity, ambivalence, and group identity formation in Beowulf; women's laughter and gender politics in medieval conduct discourse; curses and laughter in medieval Italian comic poetry: the ethics of humor in Rustico Filippi's invectives; Chaucerian comedy in Troilus and Criseyde; the working of desire, Panurge, and the dogs; a reassessment of Marguerite de Navarre's ambivalent humor in the Heptameron; theorizing humor in early modern Netherlandish art; laughter and the language of the early modern clown Pickelhering in German literature 1675-1700; and laughing at credulity and superstition in the long 18th century.