ENGL 016. Chaucer

Readings in Middle English of most of Chaucer's poetry with emphasis on The Canterbury Tales and Troilus and Criseyde. The course attempts to place the poetry in a variety of critical and cultural contexts which help to illuminate Chaucer's art. Medieval cultural readings include Boethius' Consolation of Philosophy, and Andreas Capellanus' The Art of Courtly Love.
1 credit.
Eligible for MDST
Catalog chapter: English Literature  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/english-literature

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