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Title: Geoffrey Chaucer


1
Geoffrey Chaucer
1343 - 1400
  • Life and Works

2
Life
  • London 1343
  • Oxford Cambridge
  • The Hundred Years War
  • Frenchs court (1360)
  • Travels (Italy, Spain, Flanders)
  • Comptroller of the Customs (1347)
  • Marries Philippa Roet
  • 1386 The Canterbury Tales
  • Clerk of the kings works at Westminster (1389)
  • He died in London in 1400.

3
Life
  • Travels
  • -France -Spain -Flanders
  • -Italy

4
Life
5
Literary Production
  • The French period
  • The Romaunt of the Rose
  • The Book of the Duchess

6
Literary Production
The Italian Period
  • The House of Fame
  • The Parliament of Foules
  • The Legend of Good Women
  • Troilus and Criseyde

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Literary Production
English Period The Canterbury Tales
  • Long composition
  • Its a collection of stories in verses
  • Middle English

8
Literary Production
  • Other Works
  • Anelida and Arcite
  • Treatise On The Astrolabe

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