AUENG 221 - Chaucer and Premodern Society

3 units (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Augustana Faculty

A survey of major works by Geoffrey Chaucer, including The Book of the Duchess, The House of Fame and selections from The Canterbury Tales. This course places these texts within the framework of Chaucer's literary inheritance and cultural milieu and explores the poet's depictions of human psychology, complex representations of gender and misogynist stereotypes, notions of justice, and uneasy relationship with textual authority, whether classical or biblical. Prerequisites: AUENG 102. Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in AUENG 321 (2021).

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Fall Term 2024


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2024-09-16 - 2024-12-09 (MWF)
09:45 - 10:45