Units of Study

ENGL3643 - The Canterbury Tales

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Dr Lawrence Warner


Chaucer's great work draws upon a range of narrative modes: chivalry, romance, beast fable, pathos, and low comedy. In jumping into these worlds, students will become familiar with Chaucer's language and with the means of its production and tansmission, from the early manuscripts written by his scribe Adam Pinkhurst, to the editions in which students usually encounter the Tales, to the digital transcriptions and images of the new millennium.


1x1000wd editorial project (20%), 1x2000wd essay (30%), 1x3000wd essay (50%)


1x2-hr seminar/week


18 Senior credit points from English or Australian Literature

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