AUENG 225 - The World of the Middle Ages

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Augustana Faculty

A survey of texts written between the eighth and fifteenth centuries that explores a variety of social issues and the emergence of national identities. Major themes discussed include notions of the monstrous in medieval literature, female identity within chivalric culture, the nature of late medieval subjectivity, female authority, the evolution of private religious devotion, and European identity in the face of a growing awareness of the wider world. Prerequisites: AUENG 102. Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in AUENG 325 (2021).

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