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see Chaucer, GeoffreyChaucer, Geoffrey
, c.1340–1400, 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.
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Canterbury Tales

pilgrimage from London to Canterbury during which tales are told. [Br. Lit.: Canterbury Tales]
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This act of "suturing" another story into the Canterbury Tales not only "[alters] the romance he formerly wrote" but also "[crafts] a particularized response and aggressive reading of it" (84).
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It gives sigil, shelf-mark, and repository for every manuscript of the Canterbury Tales.
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It should be appreciated that Gamelyn survives only in complete manuscripts of the Canterbury Tales and is found nowhere else.
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High school and college-level literary collections strong in Chaucer studies will find CHAUCER'S THE CANTERBURY TALES a fine reader's supplemental guide which introduces readers to Chaucer's life and times.
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