On the Road Again: The Canterbury Tales After Chaucer

Module code: EN3197

Module co-ordinator: Dr Ben Parsons

This module focuses on the plurality of medieval and early modern culture, situating individual texts within the broader context of medieval and Renaissance literary traditions. We will discuss the ways that wider tensions shaped and informed individual texts, and analyse the varying types of literary inheritance shown by these texts.

Learning

  • Weekly two-hour seminars

Assessment Methods

  • One essay of not more than 5,000 words