The Canterbury Tales. By Geoffrey Chaucer. Chaucer and The Canterbury Tales. Began writing around 1387 A.D. Uncompleted manuscript was published in 1400, the year he died Recognized as the first book of poetry written in the English language Italian and Latin were primary written languages.
By Geoffrey Chaucer
analysis of society in terms of hierarchy. Each class or profession is described to show how it fails the idea.