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The Ballad: What’s the Use of More Books If They Don’t Fight Back? Geoffrey Chaucer’s Wife of Bath & Transhistoric English with Caroline Bergvall

Apr 28, 2020 | 7:00 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.

Admission $10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House members

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Date:
Apr 28, 2020
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7:00 pm
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Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House
10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Phone:
212-431-7920
Website:
www.poetshouse.org