“Whan that Aprille” Day 19-SOLD OUT!

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Date / Time

  • April 1, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


2008-2010 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19103, United States


Celebrate Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales with live readings in Middle English and presentations of our Chaucer manuscripts. Enjoy a presentation of our Chaucer holdings by Rosenbach Librarian Elizabeth Fuller and readings in Middle English from The Canterbury Tales.

University of Penn Professor David Wallace, author of Geoffrey Chaucer: A New Introduction, will be on hand to read for us.  Check out this video clip of Professor Wallace: Chaucer’s Middle English – Don’t Be Intimidated!

Attendees can also participate in our open reading of Chaucer’s Middle English. For some tips on reading in Middle English, listen to these clips at Penn Sound.

Snacks and light refreshments will be served. “Whan that Aprille” Day 19 will be Live-streamed on our Facebook page at the time of the program.

Seating is limited; advance registration is strongly recommended.