Catalogue 2020 - 2021

ENGL 312 Chaucer and His Age


3 cr.


Junior standing and "C-" or better in ENGL 133, or permission of English chair

Course Description

This is a study of Chaucer as literary artist and critic of his age. Emphasis is on The Canterbury Tales, materials describing the world of the 14th century, and the oral presentation of Chaucer's verse rather than a linguistic analysis of Middle English.


This course satisfies one of the Writing Intensive Course requirements for Arts and Sciences students.