English
 

Chaucer

Chaucer
Intensive study of Chaucer's literature and language from medieval and modern perspectives.
ENGL
381
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesENGL 291 & ENGL 295; Either Engl 292 & 293, or Engl 294.
 TaughtWinter Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining ENGL 381
Course Outcomes: 

Literary Contexts

Explain the historical and literary contexts, genres and themes, and ethical dimensions of Chaucer's representative works.

Critical Reading Strategies

Develop reading strategies that explore how texts are constructed to present a set of arguments (historical, aesthetic, etc) and use those critical reading skills to interpret the texts' concerns and to trace interrelationships among them.

Secondary Scholarship

Demonstrate familiarity with key secondary scholarship about and critical perspectives of Chaucer's works.

Scholarly Research

Perform scholarly research on Chaucer's works by identifying and evaluating relevant primary and secondary sources, by formulating arguments conversant with these sources, and by articulating those arguments in formal academic writing.