I can’t quote directly . . . but a student paper’s phrasing implies that a couple of hundred years after Chaucer’s (presumed) death, he was going to school in chemistry and theology.

I devoutly hope this is a problem with expressing ideas clearly, rather than misunderstanding a scholarly article, or finding a source that really does claim Chaucer as a zombie, or a vampire. Then again, given the historical sensitivity of some of my students, misunderstanding seems quite possible.

Sir John asks when someone is going to write the Un-Morte D’Arthur. Give us credit if you take up the challenge.


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