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Online Program: The Ballad: Geoffrey Chaucer’s Wife of Bath & Transhistoric English with Caroline Bergvall
May 7, 2020 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
This writer’s talk features poet, sound artist, and performer Caroline Bergvall discussing the ways in which she works with medieval texts in her own interdisciplinary and multilingual writings. The talk will consider Chaucer’s “The Wife of Bath’s Tale” and Bergvall’s wide-ranging feminist reimagining of the text in her book-length poem Alisoun Sings.
Photo by Christa Holka.
Streamed on Twitter and posted on our Archive, Facebook, IGTV, and YouTube.
Admission Free Online Program
- May 7, 2020
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
- Event Categories:
- Online Program, Readings and Conversations
- Event Tags:
- Caroline Bergvall, Chaucer, The Ballad
- NY United States
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