Chaucer: The Road to Canterbury with Terry Jones

Starring: Terry Jones
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  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 30 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2009
  • Label: Arts Magic
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital - English

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This DVD covers English author, poet, philosopher, courtier, and diplomat Geoffrey Chaucer's life to middle age, Chaucer's 14th century saw him survive the Black Death as a child, the plague that wiped out a third of the population of the West, and become actively involved, both as a soldier and later a secret agent in the 100 Years War, the war that was to leave England devastated. Despite all these man-made and natural catastrophes, English literature went though a short Renaissance, and the program hints as to why this might have happened, and considers the leading role that Chaucer was to play in it. Terry Jones (Monty Python) stars.

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Chaucer – Road to Canterbury covers Chaucer's life to middle age. The poet's fourteenth century saw him survive the Black Death as a child, the plague that wiped out a third of the population of the West, and become actively involved, both as a soldier and later a secret agent in the 100 Years War, the war that was to leave England devastated. Despite these man-made and natural catastrophes, English literature went through a short Renaissance, and the program hints as to why this might have happened, and considers the leading role that Chaucer was to play in it.

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Authors | Literature | Poets

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  • Sales Rank: 56,377
  • UPC: 881482317899
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