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2018: Epic Voices: Jos Charles on Geoffrey Chaucer
Recorded At: Poets House Recorded On: Thursday, October 25, 2018
Tagged: Epic Voices
Author of the new National Poetry Series–winning collection feeld, which mines Medieval English for experimental purposes, Jos Charles presents the work of 14th-century poet Geoffrey Chaucer. This talk will center on Middle English poetics and the poem-as-vision in House of Fame, a three-book unfinished dream poem that allegorizes the creation of celebrity status. Introduction by Poets House Program Director Paolo Javier.