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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2-hour seminar per week |
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|Prerequisites:||Usually admission to the postgraduate diploma or fourth year honours in English or English language.|
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This subject examines forms of representation and textuality in late medieval English writing and culture. We will focus on the representations of love, gender and war in medieval literature, with a special focus on Chaucer's epic love story of the Trojan war, in Troilus and Criseyde, and a study of related texts by Chaucer, Skakepseare and other writers. No prior knowledge of Middle English is assumed in this subject, which is designed as an introduction to late medieval culture.
|Assessment:||A research essay of 5000 words 100% (due at the end of the semester).|
|Prescribed Texts:||A subject reader containing The Letters of Abeland and Heloise (Penguin), and other medieval texts, will be available from the University Bookshop.The Riverside Chaucer (L Benson), (gen ed) Troilus and Cressida (Shakespeare), Oxford|
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Formerly available as 106-075. Students who have completed 106-075 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.
Postgraduate Certificate in Arts (English Language) |
Postgraduate Certificate in Arts (English)
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Ancient and Medieval Studies)
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (English Language Studies)
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (English Literature)
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Medieval & Renaissance Studies)
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