Moreover, this pilgrimage explicitly did not follow a Chaucerian model.
Dryden's words appeared in the Preface to his own translations of Chaucer and other poets, launching the flood of Chaucerian modernisations that were lapped up by the 18th century reader.
My two children loved it so much that both were desperate to buy their own books of these Chaucerian tales.
In an exclusive extract from his latest book, a Chaucerian pilgrimage to the remote past, Richard Dawkins roams the lost continent.
Contributors have updated their individual essays and the editors have also included several new pieces to keep the text abreast of new developments in Chaucerian studies.