Course Description for (FC) Love in the Middle Ages
(FC) Love in the Middle Ages
Description: This course explores the ways in which love inspired and troubled our predecessors in the cultures of Medieval Europe, and reveals to us the roots of many of our modern conceptions of romantic love, sex and marriage. Readings include courtly and Arthurian literature, bawdy tales and other contemporary works, as well as modern historical evaluations. This course satisfies the Foreign Culture requirement. The language of instruction for this course is English.