Write an essay on John Gower (1330-1408) and his Confessio Amantis.

Answer: In John Gower is found a typical medieval scholar of England, well versed equally in French, Latin and English. His three important literary works are in three language-French, Latin and English. John Gower, who lived between 1330 to 1408, was Chaucer’s contemporary and had perhaps, some intimacy with him. Of course, he was more Read More

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The salient features of the age of Chaucer or the late 14th century.

The age of Chaucer: the period of Ruin and Reconstruction. Or The salient features of the age of Chaucer or the late 14th century. Or Social, Religious, Economic and Political background of the age of Chaucer. Answer: The fourteenth century brightly opened for industrial England but the glory was overtaken by plague, the Black Death Read More

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