The Canterbury Tales as an Enduring Work

An Online Lecture and Q&A with Sheila Fisher


Part of the Norton Library and Norton Critical Edition Speakers Series

In this event, Sheila Fisher, translator of The Norton Library edition will discuss why The Canterbury Tales has endured as an often-read (and taught) work.


Sheila Fisher is Professor of English at Trinity College (Hartford). She is the author of Chaucer’s Poetic Alchemy: A Study of Value and Its Transformation in The Canterbury Tales, and the editor (with Janet E. Halley) of Seeking the Woman in Late Medieval and Renaissance Writings: Essays in Feminist Contextual Criticism, as well as essays on the Gawain-poet, Julian of Norwich, and Margery Kempe.


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