From Chaucer to liberation through poetry

Uhuru Waga Phalafala is a poet, linguist and scholar. “I was born, bread and buttered in Polokwane,” she says. But at school she found there was little that resonated with her, until a Scottish teacher made poetry come alive when she recited a poem by Chaucer — The Wife of Bath, written in the 1300s. read full article in pdf format

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