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Week 11 Recap Blog: Final

Blog Outline 1) Class review for the week 2) Ovid’s Tales in comparison to Chaucer’s representation in “Legend of Good Women” 3) Idea of translatio studii et imperii in relation to the stories over time 3) Online platforms for the Modern Manuscript

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Fortune as a metaphor for the medieval church

Geoffrey Chaucer created the short poem ‘Fortune’ during a time of great economic and political turmoil in late 14th century England.  The ongoing war with France, the difficulties following the succession of the young Richard, and social upheaval of The

Posted in Historical and Literary Analysis