Fall 2010

Chaucer’s Shorter Poems

Listed in: English, as ENGL-33


Ingrid L. Nelson (Section 01)


A study of Chaucer’s “dream visions” and short lyric poems, which explore topics as diverse as love, death, fame, and politics.  This course will introduce students to Chaucer’s poetic style and themes, and to the medieval culture in which he lived.  All texts will be read in Middle English (of which no prior knowledge is required).

Fall semester.  Professor Nelson.


2015-16: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Fall 2010, Fall 2011