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Not Your Father’s Canon: Reading Chaucer and Shakespeare Today

October 1, 2020 @ 4:30 PM 5:30 PM

Audience members are invited to join Agnes Scott English Department professors Charlotte Artese and Robert Meyer-Lee, two preeminent literary scholars, in conversation with moderator James Diedrick – also a Professor of English at Agnes Scott College – as they grapple with the legacies and futures of reading two of the most well-known writers in the Western literary tradition: Shakespeare and Chaucer. Together, they will discuss canonicity, research, interdisciplinarity, and tradition, and their approaches continued engagement with these important authors.


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