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Historical Background

The Black Death

Boccaccio's Decameron

Where has the Glory Gone?

The Process of Decay

The Peasan't Revolt of 1381

The Consequences

Chaucer's Life
(Yale University)

Chaucer's England
(Millersville Univesity)

Death as a Motif

Book of the Duchess

The Canterbury Tales

The Pardoner's Tale

Knight's Tale

Torture as a Theme

The Second's Nun's Tale

The Monk's Tale

The Prioress's Tale

The Dance of Death

As Seen in Art






The Introduction To This Site


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