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Geoffrey Chaucer: Poet and Pilgrim

Year: 1990, 25 mins
Code: GA-Geof

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Build your students' appreciation of The Canterbury Tales and give them a sense of 14th-century life with this stimulating program. Through explanatory narration, dramatized readings and medieval art, the video reviews the role of Canterbury pilgrimages, Chaucer's career, his usage of vernacular English, his wit, descriptive genius and power of characterization.

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