2018: Epic Voices: Jos Charles on Geoffrey Chaucer
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.
Epic Voices: Jos Charles on Geoffrey Chaucer Has Audio SourceOct 25, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Jos Charles discusses Middle English poetics and Chaucer’s “House of Fame,” a three-book poem that allegorizes the creation of celebrity status.