Chaucer: A European Life

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  • ISBN: B07JD9Y53D
  • Author: Marion Turner
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press
  • Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Date: April 9 2019
  • Pages: 624
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

A groundbreaking biography that recreates the cosmopolitan world in which a wine merchant’s son became one of the most celebrated of all English poets
More than any other canonical English writer, Geoffrey Chaucer lived and worked at the centre of political life—yet his poem…