ENGL 210 A: Medieval and Early Modern Literature, 400 to 1600

Summer Term: 
A-term
Meeting Time: 
MTWTh 9:40am - 11:50am
Location: 
SWS 038
SLN: 
11406
Instructor:
Paul Remley
Paul Remley

Syllabus Description:

ENGL 210 A -- Su 19- A Term: Medieval And Early Modern Literature, 400 To 1600

Instructor: Paul Remley

Schedule:  MTWTh   9:40am - 11:50am

The course will provide a lively and wide-ranging introduction to the literature of the Middle Ages, an introduction which will attempt to place texts remote from the modern age in their social and historical contexts. Students will read and discuss some of the best-known poems of the Old and Middle English periods (including a selection of Old English poems, medieval romances, and Chaucer's _The Canterbury Tales_). There will be a mid-term, final, and major term paper.

Catalog Description: 
Introduces literature from the Middle Ages and the Age of Shakespeare, focusing on major works that have shaped the development of literary and intellectual traditions of these periods. Offered: AWSp.
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Writing (W)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
January 16, 2019 - 11:00pm