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Geoffrey Chaucer

Geoffrey Chaucer

 
The father of modern English literature
 
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edimonk
04/07/09
Many consider Chaucer the father of modern English literature. They feel his work is the source of the vernacular tradition in English literature.
           
 
jondabomb
04/07/09
replied to: edimonk
There was a general trend toward the use of the vernacular in literature at the time. Dante was the first to use the Italian vernacular to write the Divine Comedy.