Language & Literature
Professor Marion Turner features in a new podcast for BBC History on Chaucer.
The podcast explores the life of the 14th-century poet, arguing that we need to look beyond his status as the ‘father of English literature’ to discover his connections to European culture. The podcast is available here: https://www.historyextra.com/period/medieval/poet-cosmopolitan-geoffrey-chaucer-podcast/
Professor Marion Turner is the author of a recent biography of Chaucer (Chaucer: A European Life, Princeton 2019) which has been shortlisted for the Wolfson History Prize 2020. Find out more.