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The life and times of Chaucer

Author: John Gardner
Publisher: New York, NY : Open Road Integrated Media, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The pinnacle of Gardner & rsquo;s medieval scholarship: a fascinating re-creation of the world of one of history & rsquo;s greatest writers In this exquisite biography, John Gardner brings to life Geoffrey Chaucer, illuminating his writings and their inspiration like never before. Through exhaustive research and expert storytelling, Gardner takes readers through Chaucer & rsquo;s varied career & mdash;from writing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Gardner
ISBN: 9781453203781 1453203788
OCLC Number: 778704388
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Responsibility: John Gardner.

Abstract:

The pinnacle of Gardner & rsquo;s medieval scholarship: a fascinating re-creation of the world of one of history & rsquo;s greatest writers In this exquisite biography, John Gardner brings to life Geoffrey Chaucer, illuminating his writings and their inspiration like never before. Through exhaustive research and expert storytelling, Gardner takes readers through Chaucer & rsquo;s varied career & mdash;from writing The Canterbury Tales to performing diplomatic work at the Parliament & mdash;and creates a fully realized portrait of an author whose work would remake the English language forever. Written with passion and insight, this a must-read for those interested in Chaucer and the medieval time period. This ebook features a new illustrated biography of John Gardner, including original letters, rare photos, and never-before-seen documents from the Gardner family and the University of Rochester Archives.

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