Friday, February 12, 2010
Literary Crush: Dead Edition
Sorry I've been neglectful most of the week. I thought it would be nice to post all of my dead and fictional literary crushes one at a time.
Today it's Geoffrey Chaucer. Sometimes called the Father of English Literature, he was anything but stuffy. His sense of humor and modern ideas of class and morality make him the kind of guy you would love whispering a running commentary in your ear at a cocktail party. The fact that Paul Bettany portrayed him in a fantastically charismatic way in A Knight's Tale back in 2001 helps add to his appeal as well.