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  1. Summer Reading 3 items
    1. Primary Texts, Set Passages and Recommended Editions 3 items
      1. Troilus and Criseyde - Geoffrey Chaucer, B. A. Windeatt 2003

        Book Suggested for Student Purchase

      2. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight - Ad Putter, Myra Stokes 2014

        Chapter Suggested for Student Purchase

  2. Set passages and recommended editions 3 items
    1. Troilus and Criseyde - Geoffrey Chaucer, Barry Windeatt (ed.) 2003

      Book Suggested for Student Purchase book 2, ll.1-938

    2. Piers Plowman: A Critical Edition of the B-text - William Langland, A. V. C. Schmidt (ed.) 1995

      Book Suggested for Student Purchase passus 18

    3. The Works of the Gawain Poet: Pearl, Cleanness, Patience, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight 2014

      Book Suggested for Student Purchase Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

  3. General bibliography 130 items
    1. Language 8 items
      1. A Guide to Chaucer's Language - David Burnley 1983

        Book Further

      2. The Language of Chaucer - David Burnley 1983

        Book Further

      3. Chaucerian Vernaculars - Ardis Butterfield 2009

        Article Further

      4. Meter, Stanza, Vocabulary, Dialect - H.N. Duggan 1997

        Chapter Further

      5. Chaucer's Language - Simon Horobin 2007

        Book Further

      6. Dialect and Grammar - M. L. Samuels 1988

        Chapter Further

    2. Style, metre and verse form 17 items
      1. Langland’s Mighty Line - Stephen A. Barney 2001

        Chapter Further

      2. Chaucer's Verse - Paull F. Baum 2011

        Book Further

      3. The English Alliterative Tradition - Thomas Cable 1991

        Book Further ebook

      4. Chaucer’s Style - Christopher Cannon 2003

        Chapter Further

      5. Chaucer’s Style - Christopher Cannon 2004

        Chapter Further

      6. Meter, Stanza, Vocabulary, Dialect - Hoyt N. Duggan 1997

        Chapter Further

      7. Essays on the Art of Chaucer's Verse - Alan T. Gaylord 2001

        Book Further

      8. Essays on the Art of Chaucer's Verse - Alan T. Gaylord 2001 (electronic book)

        Book Further

      9. Alliterative Poetry - Ralph Hanna 1999

        Chapter Further

      10. Alliterative Style - David Lawton 1988

        Chapter Further

      11. The Clerkly Maker: Langland’s Poetic Art - A. V. C. Schmidt 1987

        Book Further

      12. The Metre of Gawain - Thorlac Turville-Petre 1977

        Chapter Further

    3. Medieval theories of poetry 14 items
      1. Poetria Nova of Geoffrey of Vinsauf - Geoffrey of Vinsauf, Margaret F. Nims 1967

        Book Further

      2. Form - Christopher Cannon 2007

        Chapter Further

      3. Form - Christopher Cannon 2007

        Chapter Further

      4. Chaucer and Rhetoric - Rita Copeland 2006

        Chapter Further

      5. The Arts of Poetry and Prose - J. J. Murphy 2005

        Chapter Further

      6. The Schools Give a License to Poets - Nicolette Zeeman 1996

        Chapter Further

      7. Imaginative Theory - Nicolette Zeeman 2007

        Chapter Further

      8. Imaginative Theory - Nicolette Zeeman 2007

        Chapter Further

    4. Literary and historical contexts 37 items
      1. Woman Defamed and Woman Defended - Alcuin Blamires 1992

        Book Further

      2. Geoffrey Chaucer - Peter Brown 2011

        Book Further

      3. Ricardian Poetry - J. A. Burrow 1971

        Book Further

      4. French Culture and the Ricardian Court - Ardis Butterfield

        Chapter Further

      5. Middle English Literature - Christopher Cannon 2008

        Book Further

      6. Middle English Literature - Christopher Cannon 2008 (electronic book)

        Book Further

      7. Literature and Heresy in the Age of Chaucer - Andrew Cole 2008 (electronic book)

        Book Further

      8. The Stripping of the Altars - Eamon Duffy 1992

        Book Further

      9. A Social History of England, 1200-1500 - Rosemary Horrox, W. M Ormrod 2006

        Book Further

      10. Chivalry and Violence in Medieval Europe - Richard W. Kaeuper 1999

        Book Further

      11. Chivalry and Violence in Medieval Europe - Richard W. Kaeuper 1999 (electronic book)

        Book Further

      12. Poets and Power From Chaucer to Wyatt - Robert J. Meyer-Lee 2009

        Book Further

      13. Poets and Power from Chaucer to Wyatt - Robert J. Meyer-Lee 2007 (electronic book)

        Book Further

      14. The Courtly Love Tradition - Bernard O'Donoghue 1982

        Book Further

      15. Anglo-Latin in the Ricardian Age - A. G. Rigg

        Chapter Further

      16. A Companion to Medieval Poetry - Corinne J. Saunders 2010

        Book Further

      17. A Companion to Medieval Poetry - Corinne J. Saunders 2010 (electronic book)

        Book Further

      18. Middle English - Paul Strohm 2007

        Book Further

      19. Middle English - Paul Strohm 2007 (electronic book)

        Book Further

      20. A Handbook of Middle English Studies - Marion Turner (ed.) 2013

        Book Further

      21. A Handbook of Middle English Studies - Marion Turner (ed.) 2013 (electronic book)

        Book Further

      22. Chaucer: A European Life - Marion Turner 2018

        Book 

    5. Literary criticism 54 items
      1. Troilus and Criseyde 17 items
        1. The European Tragedy of Troilus - Piero Boitani 1989

          Book Further

        2. Troilus and Criseyde: A Reader's Guide - Jennifer Anne Nuttall 2012

          Book Further

        3. Troilus and Criseyde: A Reader's Guide - Jennifer Anne Nuttall 2012 (electronic resource)

          Book Further

        4. Chaucer and Pagan Antiquity - A. J. Minnis 1982

          Book Further

        5. Men and Masculinities in Chaucer's 'Troilus and Criseyde' - Marcia Smith Marzec, Tison Pugh 2008

          Book Further

        6. Men and Masculinities in Chaucer's 'Troilus and Criseyde' - Tison Pugh, Marcia Smith Marzec 2008 (electronic book)

          Book Further

        7. Troilus and Criseyde - B. A. Windeatt 1992

          Book Further

      2. Piers Plowman 21 items
        1. A Companion to Piers Plowman - John A. Alford 1988

          Book Further

        2. A Guidebook to Piers Plowman - Anna P. Baldwin 2007

          Book Further

        3. The Cambridge Companion to Piers Plowman - Cambridge Companions Complete Collection 2014 (electronic book)

          Book Further

        4. William Langland's Piers Plowman: A Book of Essays - Kathleen M. Hewett-Smith 2001

          Book Further

        5. William Langland's Piers Plowman: A Book of Essays - Kathleen M. Hewett-Smith 2001 (electronic book)

          Book Further

        6. Piers Plowman: An Introduction - James Simpson 2007

          Book Further

        7. Reading 'Piers Plowman' - Emily Steiner 2013

          Book Further

      3. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight 16 items
        1. A Companion to the Gawain-Poet - Derek Brewer, Jonathan Gibson 1997

          Book Further

        2. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight - Tony Davenport

          Chapter Further

        3. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight - Kevin Gustafson

          Chapter Further

  4. Week 2: An Introduction to Reading Middle English Poetry 23 items
    1. Primary reading 3 items
      1. Book 1, ll - Geoffrey Chaucer 2003

        Chapter Suggested for Student Purchase

      2. Passus 16, ll - William Langland 1995

        Chapter Suggested for Student Purchase

    2. Secondary reading 20 items
      1. Langland’s Mighty Line - Stephen A. Barney 2001

        Chapter Further

      2. The Literary Language - Norman Blake 1992

        Chapter Further

      3. The Literary Language - Norman Blake 1992

        Chapter Further

      4. Chaucer’s Style - Christopher Cannon 2003

        Chapter Further

      5. Chaucer’s Style - Christopher Cannon 2004

        Chapter Further

      6. Form - Christopher Cannon 2007

        Chapter Further

      7. Form - Christopher Cannon 2007

        Chapter Further

      8. Chaucerian Poetics - Helen Cooper 2003

        Chapter Further

      9. Alliterative Poetry - Ralph Hanna 2002

        Chapter Further

      10. Alliterative Poetry - Ralph Hanna 1999

        Chapter Further

      11. Alliterative Style - David Lawton 1988

        Chapter Further

      12. English Literary Voices, 1350-1500 - David Lawton 2008

        Chapter Further

      13. The Arts of Poetry and Prose - J. J. Murphy 2005

        Chapter Further

      14. The Metre of Gawain - Thorlac Turville-Petre 1977

        Chapter Further

      15. The Politics of Middle English Writing - Nicholas Watson 1999

        Chapter Further

      16. Imaginative Theory - Nicolette Zeeman 2007

        Chapter Further

      17. Imaginative Theory - Nicolette Zeeman 2007

        Chapter Further

  5. Week 3: Troilus and Criseyde, 1 20 items
    1. Primary reading 4 items
      1. Book 2, ll - Geoffrey Chaucer 2003

        Chapter Suggested for Student Purchase

      2. The Legend of Philomela from The Legend of Good Women - Geoffrey Chaucer 2008

        Chapter Further (ll.2228-2393)

      3. Tereus, Procne, and Philomela - Ovid 1998

        Chapter Further (book 6, ll.412-674)

      4. I (Book 7) - Statius 2003

        Chapter Further

    2. Secondary Reading 16 items
      1. Ovid in Chaucer and Gower - Andrew Galloway

        Chapter 

      2. Troilus - David A. Lawton 1985

        Chapter Further

      3. Chaucer and Pagan Antiquity - A. J. Minnis 1982

        Book Further

      4. Authorial Work - Kelly Robertson 2007

        Chapter Further

      5. Authorial Work - Kelly Robertson 2007

        Chapter Further

      6. What's in Criseyde's Book? - Leah Schwebel

        Article 

  6. Week 4: Troilus and Criseyde, 2 18 items
    1. Primary Reading 2 items
      1. Book 2, ll - Geoffrey Chaucer 2003

        Chapter Suggested for Student Purchase

      2. Extract from ‘The Advice of Reason’ - Jean de Mann, Guillaume de Lorris 1994

        Chapter Further (ll.4633-4738)

    2. Secondary Reading 16 items
      1. Chaucer’s History-Effect - Steven Justice 2013

        Chapter Further

      2. Medieval Go-Betweens and Chaucer’s Pandarus - Gretchen Mieszkowski 2006

        Book Further

  7. Week 5: Troilus and Criseyde, 3 14 items
    1. Primary Reading 1 item
      1. Book 2, ll - Geoffrey Chaucer 2003

        Chapter Suggested for Student Purchase

    2. Secondary Reading 13 items
      1. Women Readers in the Middle Ages - D. H. Green 2011

        Book Further

      2. She, This in Blak - Thomas J. Hill 2008

        Book Further

      3. Criseyde's Choices - Derek Pearsall

        Article 

  8. Week 6: Piers Plowman, 1 13 items
    1. Primary Reading 3 items
      1. Passus 18, ll - William Langland 1995

        Chapter Suggested for Student Purchase

        • You should also read the crucifixion story in at least one of the four gospels: Matthew, 26:57-27-66, Mark, 14:53-15:47, Luke, 22:54-15:47, and/or John, 18:12-19:42.  

    2. Secondary Reading 10 items
      1. The Non-Christians of Piers Plowman - Suzanne Conklin Akbari 2014

        Chapter Further

      2. The Non-Christians of Piers Plowman - Suzanne Conklin Akbari 2014

        Chapter Further

      3. Langland’s Easter - Bruce Harbert 1990

        Chapter Further

  9. Week 7 - Reading and Consultation Week 0 items
  10. Week 8: Piers Plowman, 2 20 items
    1. Primary Reading 5 items
      1. Passus 18, ll - William Langland 1995

        Chapter Suggested for Student Purchase

      2. King and Four Daughters - Robert Grosseteste 1967

        Chapter Further

      3. King and Four Daughters - Robert Grossteste 1967

        Chapter Further

    2. Secondary Reading 15 items
      1. The Grammar of Book’s Speech in Piers Plowman - E. Talbot Donaldson 1966

        Chapter Further

      2. The Speech of ‘Book’ in Piers Plowman - Robert E. Kaske 1959

        Article Further

      3. Langland's Documents - Emily Steiner 2000

        Article Further

      4. Piers Plowman, Book, and the Testimonial Body - Jamie K. Taylor 2013

        Chapter Further

  11. Week 9: Piers Plowman, 3 15 items
    1. Primary Reading 3 items
      1. Passus 18, ll - William Langland 1995

        Chapter Suggested for Student Purchase

      2. Sermo 44/Dictum 10 - Robert Grosseteste 1995

        Chapter Further

    2. Secondary Reading 12 items
      1. Piers Plowman - C. W. Marx 1995

        Chapter Further

      2. Piers and the Image of God in Man - Barbara Raw 1969

        Chapter Further

  12. Week 10: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, 1 11 items
    1. Primary Reading 1 item
    2. Secondary Reading 10 items
      1. Armour II: The Arming Topos as Literature - Derek Brewer 1999

        Chapter Further

      2. Gawain and Michaelmas - George B. Pace 1969

        Article Further

  13. Week 11: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, 2 11 items
    1. Primary Reading 2 items
    2. Secondary Reading 9 items
      1. The Colour Green - Derek Brewer 1999

        Chapter Further

      2. Of Giants: Sex, Monsters, and the Middle Ages - Jeffrey Jerome Cohen 1999

        Book Further

      3. The Supernatural - Helen Cooper 1999

        Chapter Further

  14. Week 12: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, 3 16 items
    1. Primary Reading 2 items
    2. Secondary Reading 14 items
      1. Gawain and the Gift - Britton J. Harwood 1991

        Article Further

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