Chaucer’s Tale: 1386 and the Road to Canterbury by Paul Strohm

The author is upfront about the central problem biographers have with Geoffrey Chaucer–there are simply no records of his private life at all.  What he thought, felt, or said was not recorded by the poet or by anyone who knew him.  While there are just under 500 documents related to Chaucer, these are all professional in nature: records of his work for Richard II, bills, … Continue reading Chaucer’s Tale: 1386 and the Road to Canterbury by Paul Strohm