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Marion Turner

Series featuring Marion Turner

  • TORCH | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities
  • Chaucer for Beginners
# Episode Title Description People Date
9 Creative Commons Chaucer 6 - Chaucer’s legacy Professor Marion Turner looks at Chaucer's legacy and the changes in societal perception of Chaucer. She also looks at online resources to help the beginner study Chaucer. Marion Turner, Karen Carey 08 Feb 2024
8 Creative Commons Chaucer 5 - The Language of Chaucer Professor Marion Turner delves into Geoffrey Chaucer's language and writing style. Chaucer championed a vernacular English form of writing, a departure from the prevalent use of Latin or French in poetry and the law. Marion Turner, Karen Carey 08 Feb 2024
7 Creative Commons Chaucer 4 - The Wife of Bath's Prologue and Tale Professor Marion Turner introduces one of the most famous and intricate tales from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales – "The Wife of Bath." Marion Turner, Karen Carey 08 Feb 2024
6 Creative Commons Chaucer 3 - The Miller’s Tale Professor Marion Turner introduces the ribald and humorous world of one of the Canterbury Tales' most famous stories – "The Miller's Tale." Marion Turner, Karen Carey 08 Feb 2024
5 Creative Commons Chaucer 2 - An Introduction to the Canterbury Tales Professor Marion Turner provides an in-depth exploration of Geoffrey Chaucer's classic work, the Canterbury Tales. Marion Turner, Karen Carey 08 Feb 2024
4 Creative Commons Chaucer 1 - An Introduction to the life and times of Geoffrey Chaucer In the introductory episode of "Chaucer for Beginners,” expert Professor Marion Turner introduces the life of writer Geoffrey Chaucer, shedding light on his background and life in 14th century England. Marion Turner, Karen Carey 08 Feb 2024
3 Live Event: Imagined Journeys: Pilgrimage, Diplomacy, and Colonialism in Medieval Europe TORCH Goes Digital! presents a series of weekly live events Big Tent - Live Events!. Part of the Humanities Cultural Programme, one of the founding stones for the future Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities. Marion Turner, Matthew Kneale 21 Oct 2020
2 Patience Agbabi reading and conversation: podcast In this podcast the dynamic poet Patience Agbabi is in conversation about her Ted Hughes short-listed collection Telling Tales (2015), a rebellious reworking of Chaucer, and her contribution to the 2016 Refugee Tales project. Patience Agbabi, Elleke Boehmer, Marion Turner 14 Jan 2020
1 Book at Lunchtime: Chaucer: A European Life TORCH Book at Lunchtime event on Chaucer: A European Life by Professor Marion Turner. Book at Lunchtime is a series of bite-sized book discussions held fortnightly during term-time, with commentators from a range of disciplines. Marion Turner, Bart van Es, Helen Swift, John Watts 15 Nov 2019