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John C Coldewey
ENGL 321
Seattle Campus

Chaucer

Chaucer's Canterbury Tales and other poetry, with attention to Chaucer's social, historical, and intellectual milieu.

Class description

In this course we will be concerned primarily with one of Chaucer's major works, The Canterbury Tales, along with some of his other poetry that can help us understand his works and his world. Academic goals of the course include a familiarity with Chaucer, some fluency in Middle English and an ability to negotiate the literary culture of medieval England.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by John C Coldewey
Date: 03/27/2010