E 891 dl: Medieval Latin Authors

Schedule

 

This syllabus is subject to change. The latest version on this website is the binding syllabus.

Office: Bartlett 259
Office Hours: Wed and by appointment.
545-6598 | sharris at english.umass.edu

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W 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

WEEK 15: Wrap-Up
29 April

We will be considering briefly two collections of poems. The first is by Peter of Blois. Compare these lyrics to the cult of love exemplified in the rise of the love lyric and in the Arthurian stories developing in the courts of Champagne and Troyes.

The second cluseter of lyrics is by Hugh Primas. Compare these to the poems of Fortunatus.

Paper topics: please bring your topics to class so that we can discuss them.

General discussion on medieval Latin in the Academy today.

 

Paper due by 7 May, 4 pm.

 

Peter of Blois, Lyrics; and Hugh Primas, Lyrics (in Dumbarton oaks volume)