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Wife "pimping" in the Franklin's Tale

Wife “Pimping” in the Franklin’s Tale?

“I have an old saying framed in my office. It goes like this, ‘If you love something, set it free. 3,420 more words

Sociology Of Life

Before prosody

My article, “Before Prosody: Early English Poetics in Practice and Theory,” has been accepted for publication in Modern Language Quarterly. The article will likely appear in the December 2016 issue. 773 more words


Poetry as Play

Over the past two days I’ve been fortunate enough to attend the Centre for the History of Emotions collaboratory; Play of Emotions. The conference featured guest speakers and UWA researchers discussing the nature of ‘play’ in all its varieties through literature, history and art. 655 more words


Only 51 Years To Go!

Word nerd alert: yesterday it dawned on me that I’ll probably still be alive in 2066, when the world will mark the 1000th anniversary of the Norman invasion of England, which began the transition from Old English to Middle English. 52 more words

Language And Literature

The Life-Jacket for Your Essay- Wife of Bath Critical Quotes!

When I was doing my A-levels, one of the most time-consuming and exhausting things I had to do was find critical quotes for my essays. I would spend hours reading, and the worst part of it was, many times I did not find any relevant quotes even after hours of research! 142 more words

English Literature

Quote of the Week #5 - Ye Olde Aenglish

Quote of the Week is something that happens every Wednesday (well, sometimes), when I find a thought-provoking quote that really catches my eye, and share it here for all to read and think on. 111 more words