Chaucer-Canterbury Tales

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

English

Course Number: 
332
Institution: 
Amherst College

[before 1800]  The course aims to give the student rapid mastery of Chaucer’s English and an active appreciation of his poetry. No prior knowledge of Middle English is expected. A knowledge of Modern English grammar and its nomenclature, or a similar knowledge of another language, will be helpful. Short critical papers and frequent declamation in class. The emphasis will be on Chaucer’s humor, irony, and his narrative and dramatic gifts. We will read all of the poetic Tales and excerpts from the two prose Tales. Three class hours per week.

Spring semester. Professor Chickering.

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
N
Schedule #: 
ENGL-332-01-1213S

Course Sections

Chaucer-Canterbury Tales
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0

Howell Chickering

hdchickering@amherst.edu

MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM

JOCH 202