IMC 2015: Sessions

Session 1432: Reading Chaucer Aloud at Leeds: A Workshop

Wednesday 8 July 2015, 19.00-20.00

Sponsor:The Chaucer Studio / Press, Brigham Young University, Utah
Organiser:Paul R. Thomas, The Chaucer Studio Press / Brigham Young University, Utah
Moderator/Chair:Paul R. Thomas, The Chaucer Studio Press / Brigham Young University, Utah
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 a noticeable improvement in their reading of Middle English during this session. Please bring a few copies of a passage from Chaucer’s works you would like to improve. All readers should try to prepare the following passages from the Manciple‚Äôs Prologue and Tale: Fragment IX, 1-104, the Prologue; Lines 240-308 in the Tale.

If you have queries or are interested in participating, contact Paul Thomas at paul_thomas@byu.edu