Geoffrey Chaucer

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Noun1.Geoffrey Chaucer - English poet remembered as author of the Canterbury Tales (1340-1400)Geoffrey Chaucer - English poet remembered as author of the Canterbury Tales (1340-1400)
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This man was Geoffrey Chaucer. Chaucer was a poet, and is generally looked upon as the first great English poet.
So it would seem that, boy though he was, Geoffrey Chaucer had already become important.
It is pretty generally admitted that Geoffrey Chaucer, the eminent poet of the fourteenth century, though obsessed with an almost Rooseveltian passion for the new spelling, was there with the goods when it came to profundity of thought.
Across the centuries Paul Boielle shook hands with Geoffrey Chaucer.
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Duffell (a member of the School of Modern Languages at Queen Mary College, London) argues that between 1378 and 1400 Geoffrey Chaucer used his knowledge of how poets versified in other languages to devise a meter that would be a perfect fit for the newly respectable English.
More than any other canonical English writer, Geoffrey Chaucer lived and worked at the center of political life--yet his poems are anything but conventional.
The feature of Geoffrey Chaucer's (1340-1400) poetry that is most distinctive is not its content, says Duffell, but its form.
In his 1375 poem 'Parliament of Foules', Geoffrey Chaucer described the 14 February as the day that birds found their mate: "For this was sent on Seynt Valentyne's day / Whan every foul cometh ther to choose his mate."
1A KNIGHT'S TALE (2001) WRITER and director Brian Helgeland wrote the role of Geoffrey Chaucer in his movie specially for Paul and refused to do the film without him.
ON THIS DAY 1400: Geoffrey Chaucer, author of The Canterbury Tales, died.
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