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123. Dirty Chaucer

Sunday, 3 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Riverway, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Division on Chaucer

Presiding: Kathy M. Lavezzo, Univ. of Iowa

1. "The Shittiest Ditty: Doggerel Decorum in Sir Thopas," Andrea Denny-Brown, Univ. of California, Riverside

2. "Dirty Old Men or Dirt on Men? The Old Male Body and Late Medieval Dirty History," William Auther Youngman, Cornell Univ.

3. "Dirty Chaucer? Poetry as Homeopathy," Susan Signe Morrison, Texas State Univ., San Marcos

Responding: Ruth Evans, Saint Louis Univ.


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