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Geoffrey Chaucer

Geoffrey Chaucer wrote The Canterbury Tales, the poetic collection of stories widely regarded as the beginning of English literature. The stories, by turns bawdy, comical and pious, are told by a gro…

Geoffrey Rush

Geoffrey Rush was a star of the Australian stage for two decades before his Oscar-winning performance in Shine (1996) made him an international movie star. Since then the classically trained actor ha…

Geoffrey Beene

Geoffrey Beene was one of New York's most famous fashion designers, recognized for his artistic and technical skills and for creating simple, comfortable and dressy women's wear. A native of Louisian…

John Keats: Chaucer

by JohnKeatsSleep and PoetryChaucer What is more gentle than a wind in summer? What is more soothing than the pretty hummer That stays one moment in an open flower, And buzzes cheerily from…

Brewer's: Chaucer of Painting

(The). Albert Dürer of Nurnberg (1471-1528). “The prince of artists.” Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894ChauvinChatterpie A B C D E F G …

Geoffrey Beene 2004 Deaths

Geoffrey BeeneAge: 77 couturier whose innovative, modern designs emphasized the curves of women's bodies and often featured spiral seams. He also designed men's clothing. Died: Manhattan, Sept…

Geoffrey Rush Biography

Geoffrey Rush actor Born: 1951 Birthplace: Toowoomba, Australia   Academy Award-winning film and stage actor who was one of Australia's leading theater actors before establishing him…

Brewer's: Geoffrey Crayon

The hypothetical author of the Sketch Book. Washington Irving, of New York (1783-1859). Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894GeologyGentleman of Paper and Wax A B…

T. Geoffrey Bibby 2001 Deaths

T. Geoffrey BibbyAge: 83 British archaeologist who, with Peter Vilhelm Glob, unearthed the 4,000-year-old kingdom of Dilmun in Bahrain. In Sumeria mythology, Dilmun was a secret island of ever…