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by H. S. Bennett
Author: H. S. Bennett
Publisher: Oxford University Press; First Edition edition (December 1947)
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Malory and Fifteenth-Century Drama, Lyrics, and Ballads (Oxford History of English Literature). Geoffrey Chaucer was an English author, poet, philosopher, bureaucrat (courtier), and diplomat. He is often referred to as the Father of English Literature. Middle English Literature 1100-1400 (Oxford History of English Literature). Series: Oxford History of English Literature. Hardcover: 364 pages.
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English literature - History and criticism. Gower, Lydgate, and Hoccleve Poetry in Scotland in the Fifteenth Century Late Medieval Drama Late Medieval Religious Writing Malory and Caxton. Soon after his death in October 1400 the body of Geoffrey Chaucer was placed in a modest tomb in the eastern aisle of the north transept of Westminster Abbey, the coronation church of the English kings. He was so honoured not because he was the author of The Canterbury Tales, but because he had formerly held the post of Clerk of the King’s Works and because he had been living in the precincts of the Abbey at the time of his death.
Home Browse Books Book details, Chaucer and the Fifteenth Century. This book forms part one of Volume II of The Oxford History of English Literature, of which part two, under the title of 'The Close of the Middle Ages', has already appeared (1945)
Home Browse Books Book details, Chaucer and the Fifteenth Century. Chaucer and the Fifteenth Century. This book forms part one of Volume II of The Oxford History of English Literature, of which part two, under the title of 'The Close of the Middle Ages', has already appeared (1945). In part two Sir E. K. Chambers has dealt with the medieval drama, medieval lyric, popular narrative verse, the ballad, and Malory.
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Chaucer's influence on 15th-century Scottish literature began towards the beginning of the century with King James I of Scotland. This first phase of Scottish "Chaucerianism" was followed by a second phase, comprising the works of Robert Henryson, William Dunbar, and Gavin Douglas. At this point, England has recognised Scotland as an independent state following the end of the Wars of Scottish Independence in 1357
Book in the Oxford History of English Literature Series). by Henry Stanley Bennett. Aims to study the age of Chaucer and the events that shaped his career, and to show how the age made the poet.
Book in the Oxford History of English Literature Series). It also pays considerable attention to the precise poetic means Chaucer used to produce his effects.
The first mentioning of Britain dates back to the 4th century BC and the people who lived there were called Britons.
In other words, English literature is as diverse as the varieties and dialects of English spoken around the world. Until the early 19th century literature from Britain will mainly be discussed; then America starts to produce major writers and works in literature. The first mentioning of Britain dates back to the 4th century BC and the people who lived there were called Britons. The Britons were governed by a class of priests, called the druids, who had great power over them. The Riverside Chaucer. Geoffrey Chaucer, Larry D. Benson. Poetry and Prose in the Sixteenth Century. The Oxford Handbook of Medieval Latin Literature. Ralph Hexter, David Townsend. Middle English Literature 1100-1400. J. A. W. Bennett, Douglas Gray. Motion and the English Verb. English Literature 1815-1832. Landscapes of the Song of Songs.