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Geoffrey Chaucer

(c. 1343—1400) poet and administrator


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(c. 1342–1400),

English poet. His most famous work, the Canterbury Tales (c. 1387–1400), is a cycle of linked tales told by a group of pilgrims. His skills of characterization, humour, and versatility established him as the first great English poet.

Subjects: literary studies (early and medieval).


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Works by Geoffrey Chaucer