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