Geoffrey Chaucer and the English language | The Beauty of Books

An exploration of an early manuscript of 'The Canterbury Tales' and Chaucer's important decision to write in English.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 4'53''
  • Broadcast year: 2011
Curriculum Connection
  • English Literature | Poetry | Geoffrey Chaucer | Overview

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: The Beauty of Books
  • Episode: Medieval Masterpieces