Chaucer : a European life /

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 center of political life--yet his poems are anything but...

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Author / Creator: Turner, Marion, 1976- (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2019]
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Table of Contents:
  • Part I. Becoming
  • Chapter 1. Vintry Ward, London
  • Chapter 2. Great Household
  • Chapter 3. Reims and Calais
  • Chapter 4. Hainault and Navarre
  • Chapter 5. Lancaster
  • Chapter 6. Genoa and Florence
  • Part II. Being
  • Chapter 7. Counting House
  • Chapter 8. Cage
  • Chapter 9. Milky Way
  • Chapter 10. Tower
  • Chapter 11. Troy
  • Chapter 12. Parliament
  • Chapter 13. Empire
  • Chapter 14. Garden
  • Part III. Approaching Canterbury
  • Chapter 15. South of the Thames
  • Chapter 16. Inn
  • Chapter 17. Peripheries
  • Chapter 18. What lies beneath
  • Chapter 19. Threshold
  • Chapter 20. Abbey
  • Epilogue. Tomb.
  • Chapter 18. What Lies BeneathChapter 19. Threshold; Chapter 20. Abbey; Epilogue: Tomb; Bibliography; Index; Color Plates