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Geoffrey chaucer - poet - geoffrey through his father's connections, geoffrey held if not the very wellspring of literature in the english language, chaucer. Geoffrey chaucer (circa 1345 - 1400) was a 14th century english poet, known as the father of english poetry even in today's society, his works continue to touch the hearts of many people he is most famous for his creativity in writing the canterbury tales. Before william shakespeare, geoffrey chaucer was the preeminent english poet, and he remains in the top tier of the english canon he also was the. Chaucer’s place in english literature is more important than theirs for this he is the first great english writer according to john dryden, chaucer is the father of english poetry dryden venerates (honours) chaucer as highly as the greeks venerated homer and romans venerated virgil.
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Geoffrey chaucer 1343 - 1400 known as the father of the english language, geoffrey chaucer was an english author, philosopher, alchemist, and astronomer. Geoffrey chaucer ( c 1343 – 25 october 1400), known as the father of english literature , is widely considered the greatest english poet of the middle ages he. Geoffrey chaucer known as the father of english literature, is widely considered the greatest english poet of the middle ages and was the first poet to have been buried in poet's corner of westminster abbey. Biography geoffrey chaucer was chaucer is the father of english literature and his language became the standard english chaucer, geoffrey - canterbury tales (3. Considered the father of english literature in addition to being a celebrated poet, chaucer was a soldier, courtier, and perhaps even an alchemist he was the first poet granted the honor of being buried in westminster abbey. Geoffrey chaucer geoffrey chaucer (c 1343 – 25 october 1400), known as the father of english literature, is widely considered the greatest english poet of the middle ages he was the first poet to be buried in poets' corner of westminster abbey.