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March 22, 2018

ASU Tempe Campus

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J.R.R. Tolkien and the Pardoner's Tale
Presentation by Dr. John Bowers, Department of English, UNLV

Join ACMRS and Dr. John Bowers for a look at Tolkien's extensive lectures on The Pardoner's Tale. In 1956, one year after publishing Return of the King Tolkien realizes that Chaucer's The Pardoner's Tale, a story about young men fighting to the death over gold, had found its way into The Lord of the Rings. This story is represented first with Sméagol and Deagol fighting over the gold ring and finally

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March 23, 2018

Arizona State University, Tempe Campus

The Sixth Biennial ASU Chaucer Celebration will take place on Friday, March 23, 2018. It will feature a poetry reading of Chaucer adaptations by the British poet and performer Patience Agbabi, as well as a presentation of ASU's Chaucer materials held by the ASU Library: Special Collections Department located in Hayden Library.

More information can be found here Sixth Biennial ASU Chaucer Celebration