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THE LIFE AND TIMES OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER/THE CANTERBURY TALES AND THEIR PEOPLE

The Canterbury Tales are a splendid evocation of life in medieval London. They epitomise the age of pilgrimage and the influence of medieval church life. Chaucer was a vintage Londoner living from about 1345 to his death in 1400. This course will focus on his poems and fourteenth century London life.


The poems will be our subject bringing together the diverse Canterbury pilgrims. They are rich in medieval philosophy and life and are a splendid social record. The Pardoner, the Nun and the Knight will be seen in the context of medieval life.


Speaker(s):

Mr Geoffrey Toms | talks

 

Date and Time:

7 May 2014 at 10:45 am

Duration:

Half Day

 

Venue:

The University Women's Club
2 Audley Square
London
W1K 1DB


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Tickets:

£44

Available from:

info@thecoursestudies.co.uk

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visit www.thecoursestudies.co.uk

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