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Emotions in Middle English Literature V: Emotional Practices

Date: Friday 3 June 2016
Time: 9.15am –  4.30pm
Venue: Matthaei Room University House, Professors Walk, The University of Melbourne
Convenor: Professor Stephanie Trigg
Contact: Dr Helen Hickey: hhickey@unimelb.edu.au
Registration is free but RSVP essential. RSVP to:che-melb-admin@unimelb.edu.au

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Reading Requirements:

*Most texts being discussed are available online. We assume you will have ready access to an edition of Chaucer, but several copies will be available for use on the day by travellers.

Candace Barrington: Chaucer, The Second Nun’s Prologue and Tale

Chantelle Saville: Pearl (available online)                                                                                                                                                
Kenneth Chong: Julian of Norwich’s A Revelation of Love (available online. Focus on chapters 11 and 27-37.)

Anne McKendry: Vernon MS, Mary’s Miracles II: Hou þe Iewes, in despit of ure lady, þrewe a chyld in a gonge (PDF provided in reading pack)

Recommended reading: Chaucer, The Prioress’s Tale

Paul Megna: The Brome Play of Abraham and Isaac (PDF provided in reading pack)

Myra Seaman: Sir Cleges (available online), Sir Corneus (available online), The Debate of the Carpenter’s Tools (available online)         

Recommended Reading: The Short Charter of Christ and Lydgate’s Dietary

Image: The Temperate and the Intemperate: Miniature from Valerius Maximus, Faits et dits mémorables des romains, translation by Simon de Hesdin and Nicolas de Gonesse of Facta et dicta memorabilia, Flemish, about 1475 - 1480. Image courtesy of The J. Paul Getty Museum.