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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
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ENG 3141 - Chaucer in Popular Culture

Credits: 4
Chaucer’s tales of corrupt clerics, over-sexed students, fatuous suitors, unfaithful wives, and jealous husbands constitute some of the best stories told in English. This course will explore versions of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, including all sorts of translations-good and bad–for adults and children, as well as film, stage, musical (including rap), and comics versions of the Tales, especially those meant for American audiences. The course includes opportunities for students to create their own versions of Chaucer’s work. Before or After 1800.
Prerequisite(s): FYW 1050 .
Fulfills: AL in LS Core
Three hours a week.