LTEN 107 Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales(966249)
T/Th 9:30-10:50 WLH 2110
Professor Lisa Lampert-Weissig;
LIT 347; (858) 822-0204.  Website:   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.

Week One:
Tues., Jan. 8: Introduction           
Thurs., Jan. 10: General Prologue.  Thinksheet One Due:  Trans. lines. 118-126 of GP.

Week Two:
Tues., Jan. 15: GP and The Knight's Tale (Parts I and II)           
Thurs., Jan. 17: The Knight's Tale (Quiz One)

Week Three:
Tues., Jan. 22:The Miller's Prologue and Tale
Thurs., Jan. 24: The Man of Law's Prologue, Tale and Epilogue (Quiz Two)  

Week Four:
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

Week Seven:
Tues., Feb. 19 No class today  (time made up through individual appts)
Thurs, Feb. 21: The Pardoner's Introduction, Prologue and Tale

Week Eight:
Tues., Feb. 26: The Shipman's Tale
Thurs., Feb. 28: The Prioress’s Prologue and Tale. (paper postponed--see below and see optional make-up TS)

Week Nine:
Tues., Mar. 5: Sir Thopas Link and the Thopas-Melibee link and the Nun's Priest's Prologue, Tale and Epilogue

Papers due today at the beginning of class.  No thinksheet

Thurs., Mar. 7: The Second Nun's Tale

Week Ten:
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. 

Final exam time in schedule of classes:  March 19: 8-10:59 am.
Final:  Take home exam due March 19 by 10:59 am (submission details TBA).