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Medieval English : Chaucer's Women

Faculté de gestion: Faculté des lettres

Responsable(s): Denis Renevey
Intervenant(s): -

Période de validité: 2011 -> 2011

Pas d'horaire défini.

Séminaire

Semestre de printemps
2 heures par semaine
28 heures par semestre

Langue(s) d'enseignement: anglais
Public: Oui
Crédits: 0

Contenu

Women are vividly represented in Chaucer's corpus. Their role is often crucial to what Chaucer has to say and he seems to have developed a sensitivity towards the feminine that is quite surprising in an age when misogyny is the norm. After considering the cultural context in which Chaucer is writing, we will discuss several texts written by Chaucer, such as 'The Prioress's Prologue and Tale', 'The Wife of Bath's Prologue and Tale', 'The Clerk's Prologue and Tale', Troilus and Criseyde, Book 1, and extracts from The Legend of Good Women.

Evaluation

Students will be assessed by means of active participation and the submission of an essay

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