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ERIC Number: EJ776524
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jul
Pages: 7
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0013-8274
Illuminating Chaucer through Poetry, Manuscript Illuminations, and a Critical Rap Album
Lynch, Tom Liam
English Journal, v96 n6 p43-49 Jul 2007
Drawing connections between Chaucer, Eminem, and social issues, New York City high school teacher Tom Liam Lynch helped students become familiar with "The Canterbury Tales." Students wrote poems of rhymed couplets about today's social and political issues, created illuminated manuscripts, and recorded a rap CD. A book and album were published for wider distribution.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New York