Geoffrey Chaucer Biography
It began as a listing of people on a pilgrimage to Canterbury and then continued with each person telling a tale or story along the way.
Geoffrey Chaucer, one of the greatest poets of England, is also regarded as the father of English literature and represents the two conflicting worlds—the Medieval and the Renaissance.
Chaucer was considered a true renaissance man, one who counters the typical stereotype of the renaissance thinker as an isolated intellectualist.
Geoffrey Chaucer is one of the most noted writers of the fourteenth century. Though Chaucer wrote many things, mostly poetry, his most celebrated work was the extensive Canterbury Tales.