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Exploring the magic, sex and violence to be found in medieval romances, we will learn about chivalry, courtly love and the tensions that arise when Christian values intersect with the pagan supernatural. Works covered will include Gawain and the Green Knight and Chaucer's Knight's Tale, alongside other medieval romances.

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Course dates

17 Jul 2017 to 21 Jul 2017

Course duration

1 week(s)

Apply by

26 Jun 2017

Course director

Venue

International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
Cambridge
UK
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

Course code

Gb1