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The works of Geoffrey Chaucer

Geoffrey Chaucer

The works of Geoffrey Chaucer

by Geoffrey Chaucer

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Published by World Pub. Co. in Cleveland, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally produced under the direction of William Morris with illustrations designed by Sir Edward Burne-Jones.

Other titlesKelmscott Chaucer.
Statementa facsimile of the William Morris "Kelmscott Chaucer" ; with the original 87 illustrations by Edward Burne-Jones ; together with an introduction by John T. Winterich and a glossary for the modern reader.
ContributionsMorris, William, 1834-1896., Burne-Jones, Edward Coley, Sir, 1833-1898., Winterich, John Tracy, 1891-1970.
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 554 p. :
Number of Pages554
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18792365M
OCLC/WorldCa24424873

John Chaucer, born between and , was the son of Robert Chaucer, who in had married a widow, Mary Heyroun (perhaps born Stace). Robert Chaucer died before , and in Mary married Richard Chaucer, perhaps a kinsman of Robert. Get this from a library! The works of Geoffrey Chaucer. [Geoffrey Chaucer; F N Robinson] -- Contains an introduction to the life of Chaucer, the Canterbury Tales, short poems, and his other works along with explanatory notes and textual notes, a glossary, and a proper name index.

Geoffrey Chaucer (born /44, died ) is remembered as the author of The Canterbury Tales,. which ranks as one of the greatest epic works of world literature. Chaucer made a crucial contribution to English literature in using English at a time when much court . Chaucer’s wife Philippa, whom he married c. , was the sister of Katherine Swynford, the mistress (c. ) and third wife () of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, whose first wife Blanche (d. ) is commemorated in Chaucer’s earliest major poem, The Book of the Duchess.3/5(18).

The third edition of the definitive collection of Chaucer's Complete Works, reissued with a new foreword by Christopher F. N. Robinson's second edition of the The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer was published in , there has been a dramatic increase in Chaucer scholarship. This has not only enriched our understanding of Chaucer's art, but has also enabled scholars, working for the /5(9). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Chaucer, Geoffrey, Works of Geoffrey Chaucer. London ; New York: Macmillan, (OCoLC)


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Works of Geoffrey Chaucer. The Canterbury Tales/Troilus and Criseyde book. Read 17 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5.

The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer: The Court of Love. Parlement of Briddes, or Assembly of Foules. Boke of Cupide, or the Cuckow and the Nightingale.

the Flower and the Leaf. Troylus and Cryseyde. Geoffrey Chaucer $ The Book of the Duchess and Other Poems Geoffrey Chaucer. The Book of the Duchess is a 1,line poem, the earliest of Chaucer's major poems.

It exists in several manuscripts of varying accuracy, and for the last one hundred years (beginning with W. Skeat in the s) it has been the task of editors. The FN Robinson book is a superb reference for The Canterbury Tales.

It includes a very comprehensive glossary, which I found to be very valuable. For studying Chaucer, I had the following: The Canterbury Tales (Penguin Classics) by Geoffrey Chaucer and Nevill Coghill A Companion to The Canterbury Tales by Margaret Hallissy5/5(2).

English poet Geoffrey Chaucer wrote the unfinished work, The Canterbury Tales. It is considered one of the greatest poetic works in English.

The magnificent The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer now newly imprinted, published inis the triumph of the press. Its 87 wood-cut illustrations are by Edward Burne-Jones, the celebrated Victorian painter, who was a life-long friend of Morris.

The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer represents Morris's most ambitious undertaking as a printer and designer as well as his swansong; the four-year undertaking was completed just a few months before his death. Morris supervised every detail of production, including the choice of ink and paper, the design of the type, and the use of ornaments and /5(5).

The works of Geoffrey Chaucer book on the text of the Riverside Chaucer"--Pref. "This computer-generated Chaucer concordance will supersede A concordance to the complete works of Geoffrey Chaucer and to the Romaunt of the Rose by John S.P.

Tatlock and Arthur G. Kennedy (Washington D.C. )" -- Pref. Vol. also called "Supplement series". Geoffrey Chaucer (jĕf´rē chô´sər), c–, English poet, one of the most important figures in English literature. Life and Career The known facts of Chaucer's life are fragmentary and are based almost entirely on official records.

He was born in London between andthe son of John Chaucer, a vintner. Geoffrey Chaucer. June The Canterbury Tales is our reading group book for September. January Tremulous Hand stars in British Library's web showcase of medieval literature.

The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer Canterbury Tales. Canterbury Tales Texts & Study Resources. Troilus and Criseyde. Robinson's Edition; - UMichigan Skeat's Edition - OMACL. Book of the Duchess. Skeat's Edition - OMACL A Hypertext Edition - Librarius.

Other Major Poems. The House of Fame - OMACL The Parliament of Fowles - OMACL The Legend of Good. Other articles where The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer is discussed: William Morris: The Kelmscott Press: variant of Troy, in which The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer was printed during the last years of Morris’s life.

One of the greatest examples of the art of the printed book, Chaucer is the most ornate of the Kelmscott publications. Most of the other Kelmscott books were plain and simple. The Modern Reader's Chaucer: The Complete Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Now First Put Into Modern English John S.P.

Tatlock, Percy MacKaye Published by NY: Macmillan, (). : The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer [Facsimile of The Kelmscott Chaucer].: Limited Edition; Demy Folio; pp. [iv], iv,[3]; illustrated with 87 woodcut illustrations, woodcut title page, numerous woodcut initial words, initial letters and printers devices, the binding design has been redrawn by David Eccles from a copy of the Kelmscott Chaucer bound by T.

Cobden-Sanderson at the Price: $   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Delphi Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer (Illustrated) by Geoffrey Chaucer at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on Brand: Delphi Classics. Minor Poems, The Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer: Romaunt of the Rose. Minor Poems, The Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer: Boethius and Troilus, and several more.

See the complete The Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Geoffrey Chaucer, the outstanding English poet before Shakespeare.

His The Canterbury Tales ranks as one of the greatest poetic works in English. He also contributed in the second half of the 14th century to the management of public affairs as courtier, diplomat, and civil servant. "Here ends the Book of the works of Geoffrey Chaucer, edited by F.S. Ellis; ornamented with pictures designed by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, and engraved on wood by W.H.

Hooper. Printed by me, William Morris, at the Kelmscott Press, Upper Mall, Hammersmith, in the county of Middlesex. Finished on the 8th day of May, The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott and The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer.

4 books in this collection. TheOldBookShelf 5 out of 5 stars (85) $ Favorite. In The Canterbury Tales. Chaucer created one of the great touchstones of English literature, a masterly collection of chivalric romances, moral allegories and low farce. A story-telling competition within a group of pilgrims from all walks of life is the occasion for a series of tales that range from the Knight's account of courtly love and the ebullient Wife of Bath's Arthurian legend to the.

Geoffrey Chaucer Biography - - Geoffrey Chaucer Biography and List of Works - Geoffrey Chaucer Books COVID Update May 9, Biblio is open and shipping orders.Geoffrey Chaucer was born into John Chaucer a vintner and deputy to the King. Chaucer, his family name is derived from the French word ‘chausseur’ meaning shoemaker.

As Chaucer was a public servant his life is well known with five hundred of his writings as a witness to his remarkable career. The most ambitious and magnificent book of the Press, the Kelmscott Chaucer was four years in the making.

Morris designed the watermark for .