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Medieval English domestic life and amusements in the works of Chaucer

a dissertation.

by Whitmore, Mary Ernestine Sister.

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Published by Cooper Square Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400 -- Knowledge -- Manners and customs,
    • Amusements -- England -- History -- To 1500,
    • Manners and customs in literature,
    • Amusements in literature,
    • England -- Social life and customs -- 1066-1485

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR1933.S6 W5 1972
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 279 p.
      Number of Pages279
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4577574M
      ISBN 100815403828
      LC Control Number77145877

        Chaucer’s views of medieval society are based on his opinions on certain people. Throughout “The Canterbury Tales” Chaucer tends to criticize or praise certain types of people over others. Generally, Chaucer highly criticizes Ecclesiastical people. For example Chaucer greatly criticizes the Pardoner by pointed out that he is a fraud. Geoffrey Chaucer - Book of the Duchess 1 The Book of the Duchess Geoffrey Chaucer I wonder and wonder, by the light of the moon, how I stay alive, for I can hardly sleep at all, day or night. I have so many idle thoughts, all for lack of sleep, that, I swear, I care about nothing at all- .

      English author who wrote The Canterbury Tales, a literary masterpiece written in the old English vernacular;, He presented images of contemporary society with a critical and often ironic view. His work is much more sophisticated and wide-ranging, weaving together the whole spectrum of late medieval literature and life. Though a work of fiction, Canterbury Tales has helped historians peek into lates English life, and it has helped to combat the notion that the medieval church was a monolith of religious.

      Evokes the social and cultural conditions of England during Chaucer's lifetime by describing historical events, political circumstances, court life, domestic conditions for all classes, child-rearing, education and literacy, the influence of.   English Medieval Literature Books in Buley Library Enter Search Words Search. English Medieval Literature: Books in Buley Library. This guide was created for the course EN English Medieval Literature offered by the Department of English, Southern Connecticut State University. The Arthurian Legend in Medieval English Life and Literature Author: Winnie Shyam.


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Geoffrey Chaucer has to go down as one of Britain’s finest writers. No one knows the exact date of Chaucer’s.

The Canterbury Tales was written by Geoffrey Chaucer induring the medieval period in Europe. Three important aspects, his family’s ties to the court, his schooling and working for royalty (XI), and his love for reading and learning (XII) all combined and enabled him to create his greatest work, The Canterbury Tales.

Geoffrey Chaucer (), ‘Father of English poetry’ a poet who demonstrated the potential of Middle English as a literary language. He was the son of a wealthy London wine merchant; he became a page in a noble household, and later a high official in the royal service. He travelled widely in Europe negotiating financial treaties for the.

Chaucer is sometimes called “the father of English literature” because he was the one to start writing vernacular literature in English, instead of the more prestigious French or Latin. In Chaucer’s time, English was seen as the vulgar language of.

Medieval English domestic life and amusements in the works of Chaucer. Washington, D.C., Catholic University of America, (OCoLC) Named Person: Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer: Material Type: Thesis/dissertation: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Mary Ernestine Whitmore.

Chaucer was the master of an amazing array of genres. With Troilus and Criseyde, he gives us a good, old-fashioned romance. His translation of The Romance of the Rose delves right into allegory. And with Chaucer's Book of the Duchess, we get a two 'fer: an elegy with the added bonus of a dream vision.

He was also kind of a revolutionary. In Geoffrey Chaucer ’s first major work, The Book of the Duchess (c. CE), two genres of medieval literature are combined – the French poetic convention of courtly love and the high medieval dream vision – to create a poem of enduring power on the theme of grief.

The piece was composed for Chaucer’s friend John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster (l. CE) in honor of his late wife Author: Joshua J. Mark. The Book of the Duchess is the first major work of the English poet Geoffrey Chaucer (l.

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Most powerful source in medieval life. Preserved culture through copying manuscript. First work is The Book of the Duchess. First to be buried in Poet's corner of Westminster Abbey.

The Canterbury Tales. by Geoffrey Chaucer. While this is not a history book, it is such a thorough look at everyday life that it is an excellent place to start learning, or to keep learning, about medieval England.

Almost every history book on the period references Chaucer because Chaucer references everything going on around him. The procession that crosses Chaucer's pages is as full of life and as richly textured as a medieval tapestry.

The Knight, the Miller, the Friar, the Squire, the Prioress, the Wife of Bath, and others who make up the cast of characters -- including Chaucer himself -- /5.When one thinks of Middle English, often the first (and sometimes last) thing that comes to mind is Chaucer.

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