The Life and Times of Chaucer

The Life and Times of Chaucer

eBook - 2010
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The pinnacle of Gardner's medieval scholarship: a fascinating re-creation of the world of one of history'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's varied career - from writing The Canterbury Tales to performing diplomatic work at the Parliament - 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.
Publisher: [United States] : Open Road Media : Made available through hoopla, 2010
ISBN: 9781453203781
1453203788
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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MarioEnriqueRiosPinot Aug 03, 2014

I've read about 50 pages and I'm hooked. Gardner has a nice writing style, I should say I like it. The book might have too many details but if you are like me and do not know much about the late middle ages then the extra details can be interesting. Thank you.

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