The Summer Session course description for Literature for the 21st Century with correct book list is now up on the NYU website:
The New York Quarterly is hosting its latest poetry reading this Monday 3/19, 6pm at the Cornelia Street Cafe.
Details at: NYQ Reading Series
Here's a set of links to useful resources on Chaucer's language and Middle English:
An analysis of Chaucer's use of iambic pentameter in the context of the "Wife of Bath's Tale":
Chaucer's meter is a radical departure from the meter of Old English Poetry: