Rich resource for Chaucer’s language and life, background info on pilgrims, sources and analogues to the Canterbury Tales. Site index links to hundreds of primary and secondary sources on, about, or relating to Chaucer and his times.
"to organize and provide navigation aides for Chaucer resources on the WWW, to work towards enhancing and extending those resources and to encourage Chaucer studies, including those undertaken via "distance learning," at all levels of education."
Deals with "the economic, the social, and the political conditions of the last half of the fourteenth century in England, Chaucer's place in this world, and the relation of this to Chaucer's poetry."
Chaucer: what is hidden in the Canterbury Tales by Dolores Cullen
Chaucer, in the Canterbury Tales, conceals facts of the turbulent 14th century. Ambiguous Middle English words construct the allegory expected by a medieval audience. It tells of the Church, harsh authority, rape, astrology and more.