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John Gower, now there was a fine 14th Century poet

I had to make a trip to London on Monday, to London Bridge. On the Southern bank of the river, by the bridge, sits Southwark Cathedral. On the North side of the building there is this wonderful tomb which celebrates … Continue reading

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Re-Setting Narrative Expectations

The Twenty-first century’s expectations of narrative are markedly different to those of the Fourteenth. In Chaucer’s time a tale was expected to have some sort of moral message which would often be linked to the older tales of the Bible’s … Continue reading

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