I'll be presenting the whole story of how the idea began, how it developed, and what can be understood now regarding Chaucer's use of astronomy in telling about his Canterbury Pilgrims. It's just naturally exciting. Ideas you've never heard before. Guaranteed.
It is tempting, but unwise, to underestimate the work of Dolores Cullen. Her direct style, her unaffected enthusiasm for the obscure reaches of Middle English, her openly celebratory approach to Chaucer as the poet who changed her life--this kind of thing is anathema to modern English literature scholars. . . . Luckily for us, she tells it straight, in language aimed at the common reader. . . . Not surprisingly, this account of how [the Tales] came to be written takes the reader on an utterly exhilarating literary adventure.”
—Foreword to Ensnared by His Words--from Clare Asquith, author of Shadowplay
I became fascinated with Chaucer as a late-in-life college student. I've written 3 books about the Canterbury Tales and 2 more --one that promotes reading Middle English, and one about my Chaucer research adventure. My aim is to show there is a deeper, truly...
Causes dolores cullen Supports
Habitat for Humanity
The Smile Train
dolores’s Favorite Books
The Play Called Corpus Christi, The Writing Life, Writing with Power, Allegory: the Theory of a Symbolic Mode, Geoffrey Chaucer by J. L. Lowes