LTEN 107 Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales(966249)
T/Th 9:30-10:50 WLH 2110
Professor Lisa Lampert-Weissig; firstname.lastname@example.org
LIT 347; (858) 822-0204. Website: www.medievallit.org OH T/Th 12-12:50 in LIT 347
Text: Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales, ed. Jill Mann. Penguin, 2005.
Tentative Schedule of Readings and Assignments:
It is expected that you will consult the notes for the text. I may assign supplemental secondary readings as needed throughout the semester.
Reading assignments may be moved or modified depending on the pace of the course.
Tues., Jan. 8: Introduction
Thurs., Jan. 10: General Prologue. Thinksheet One Due: Trans. lines. 118-126 of GP.
Tues., Jan. 15: GP and The Knight's Tale (Parts I and II)
Thurs., Jan. 17: The Knight's Tale (Quiz One)
Tues., Jan. 22:The Miller's Prologue and Tale
Thurs., Jan. 24: The Man of Law's Prologue, Tale and Epilogue (Quiz Two)
Tues., Jan. 29: The Wife of Bath's Prologue and Tale
Thurs., Jan. 31: The Wife of Bath's Prologue and Tale
Week Five: Middle English reading appointments begin this week
Tues., Feb. 5: The Friar's Prologue and Tale; The Summoner's Prologue and Tale
Thurs., Feb. 7: The Clerk's Prologue and Tale (Quiz Three)
Week Six: Middle English reading appointments continue
Tues., Feb. 12: The Merchant's Prologue, Tale and Epilogue
Thurs., Feb. 14: The Franklin's Tale
Tues., Feb. 19 No class today (time made up through individual appts)
Thurs, Feb. 21: The Pardoner's Introduction, Prologue and Tale
Tues., Feb. 26: The Shipman's Tale
Thurs., Feb. 28: The Prioress’s Prologue and Tale. Papers due today at the beginning of class. No thinksheet
Tues., Mar. 5: Sir Thopas Link and the Thopas-Melibee link and the Nun's Priest's Prologue, Tale and Epilogue
Thurs., Mar. 7: The Second Nun's Tale
Tues., Mar. 13: The Parson's Prologue and Tale (selections) and Chaucer's Retraction
Thurs., Mar. 15: Review/Time for Catch up. No thinksheet today.