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Lancelot, Guinevere, and Grail: Enigma in the Romances of Chretien de Troyes
FREN 330
Fall 2009
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: MDST 230

Chretien de Troyes, the greatest writer of medieval France, was the first to tell the stories of Lancelot and Guinevere's fatal passion and of the quest for the Holy Grail. Written at the height of the Renaissance of the 12th century, his Arthurian tales became the basis for all future retellings of the legend. We will read these tales in-depth, paying particular attention to their enigmatic quality.

Essential Capabilities: Intercultural Literacy, Writing
Since this is a survey course, we will examine closely various forms of writings and reflect on our own practice of writing. Looking into "correspondances" between cultural and literary movements and the political/social context.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA RLAN
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ARHA)(CGST-MN)(COL)(FRST-MN)(FRST)(MDST-MN)(MDST)(MDST-Art/Arch)(MDST-History)(MDST-Lang/Lit)(MDST-Phil/Reli)(RMST)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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