IMC 2007: Sessions

Session 405: Reading Chaucer Aloud At Leeds: A Workshop

Monday 9 July 2007, 19.30-20.30

Sponsor:The Chaucer Studio
Organiser:Paul R. Thomas, Department of English, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah / The Chaucer Studio
Moderator/Chair:Paul R. Thomas, Department of English, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah / The Chaucer Studio
Abstract

This workshop is designed for anyone who would like to learn how to read Chaucer’s Middle English poetry/prose aloud. Beginning or experienced readers are welcome. The workshop will be non-threatening, and most readers should be able to make noticeable improvements in their reading Middle English during this session. Please bring six copies of a passage from Chaucer’s works you would like to improve. All readers should try to prepare the following passage from the Franklin’s Tale – Fragment V, 857-1010.

If interested in participating, please contact Paul Thomas at .