Bayeux Tapestry

Schedule of Reading, Events, and Links to Texts.

 

These links are exclusively for use by students of Dr. Micheal Crafton, English Department, University of West Georgia

 

Cashen Hall (cashen)

 

http://hastings1066.com/

http://members.tripod.com/~mr_sedivy/med_bay.html

http://www.bayeuxtapestry.org.uk/

 

http://www.essentialnormanconquest.com/index.htm

 

BT Bibliography

BT Bibliography from Foys

 

Family Tables

One, Two, Three, Four

 

PowerPoint Intro

 

HTML version

 

Maps

Normandy, Norman Empire, England, Norman Italy

 

Chronology

 

Oral Report Topics

 

Other primary sources – Georgetown, Labyrinth

http://www.georgetown.edu/labyrinth/

http://www.omacl.org/;  Online Medieval and Classical Library

www.the-orb.net/library.html

 

 

 

Anglo-Saxon Art Links

http://www.westga.edu/~mcrafton/BT/sutton_hoo.jpg

http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/themes/euromanuscripts/lindisfarne.html

http://www.engl.virginia.edu/OE/Tour/Manuscript.images/Lindisfarne.html

http://catholic-resources.org/Art/4Gosp-Lindisfarne.htm

BL Images on line

BL Manuscripts

 

 

AS Chroncle

http://britannia.com/history/docs/asintro2.html

http://omacl.org/Anglo/

 

 

Known "Anglo-Saxon Chronicle" MS:
A-Prime The Parker Chronicle (Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, MS. 173)
A Cottonian Fragment (British Museum, Cotton MS. Otho B xi, 2)
B The Abingdon Chronicle I (British Museum, Cotton MS. Tiberius A vi.)
C The Abingdon Chronicle II (British Museum, Cotton MS. Tiberius B i.)
D The Worcester Chronicle (British Museum, Cotton MS. Tiberius B iv.)
E The Laud (or "Peterborough") Chronicle (Bodleian, MS. Laud 636)
F The Bilingual Canterbury Epitome (British Museum, Cotton MS. Domitian A viii.) NOTE: Entries in English and Latin.
H Cottonian Fragment (British Museum, Cotton MS. Domitian A ix.)
I An Easter Table Chronicle (British Museum, Cotton MS. Caligula A xv.)

 

 

TEXTS:

James J. Wilhelm, ed. The Romance of Arthur : An Anthology of Medieval Texts in Translation. New York: Garland,

Seamus Heaney, trans. Beowulf: A Verse Translation (Norton Critical Editions).  New York: Norton, 2002.

Glyn S. Burgess, trans. The Song of Roland. London: Penguin, 1990.

Anonymous. King Harald's Saga : Harald Hardradi of Norway: From Snorri Sturluson's Heimskringla. London: Penguin, 1966.

 

             

 

 

 

Daily Assignments

 

 

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14

Introduction to Course: 

 

 

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16

Survey the BT

 

 

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21

Historical Context: Norman – Poitiers, Jumieges

                     Monumental Art: Rome Connection

                     William of Jumieges Intro and Text

                     William of Poitiers Intro and Text

 

 

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23

Historical Context:

       Anglo-Saxon – Chronicle – IntroText

       Vita Edwardi – IntroText

                     Renovatio imperii

 

 

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28

Chronicle and heroic saga:

       Carmen – IntroText;

       Eadmer – IntroText

              Empire an Byzantium

 

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30

Wace – IntroText

      William of Malmesbury – IntroText

                                                Silks and textile production

Phil Purser’s PowerPoint

 

 

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5

Song of Roland 

               Chansons de geste and medieval epic

 

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7

Song of Roland

               Chanson continued: Dodwell and Brown

                     Report: Amber Taylor

 

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12

Beowulf

                     Anglo-Saxon Art and Architecture

                     Beowulf Text in OE

 

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14

Beowulf: Gail Owen-Crocker

                     Anglo-Saxon Art and Architecture

                    

 

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19

Beowulf and “Battle of Maldon” “Brunanburgh

                     Report: Matt Noland

Beowulf Notes – Beowulf Criticism

Story

Run Through

 

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21

More OE “Seafarer” and “Wanderer”: Short paper due

                     Report: Amanda Stevens

 

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26

Harold’s Saga:  (Short Paper Due)

                     Report: Matt Sherling

                     Report: James Phillips  Vikings PPT

 

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28

Harold’s Saga:

                     Report: Makenna Murphy

                     Report: Anastasia Sorokina Dragons PPT

 

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3

Survey of epic and chronicle studies Adelae comitessae

                     Report: Ricky Lefevre

                     Report: Margaret Sullivan

 

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5

Mid-Term

 

 

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6

Last day to withdraw with a W.

 

 

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10

Fall Break: No Classes

 

 

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12

SEMA Conference: No Classes

 

 

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17

Border Art; Fables

 

 

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19

More Border Art: Beginnings of Romance: R.W. Southern “From Epic to Romance” 

 

 

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24

Arthurian sources: Latin and Welsh: Wilhelm chapters 1-3

Culhwch and Olwen

Chronology from Arthuriana

 

 

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26

Geoffrey of Monmouth -- Text

Map

Pictures – One  Two

 

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31

Wace, Layamon; Gerald Bond and Aelfgiva

 

 

 

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2

Marie de France and Thomas of Britain and Selected Lyrics of Troubadour Tradition

 

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7

Chrétien de Troyes, Lancelot

Plot summary and background material on Lancelot

Essay on Lancelot: Paradox of Lancelot

Essay on Lancelot and Masculine

 

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9

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Courtly Love Poetry Handout

Andreas

Trobairitz

Romance and Lancelot and Sir Gawain notes

 

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14

Chaucer, Wife of Bath’s Tale

 

 

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16

Malory

 

 

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21

Paper workshop

 Prospectus Link

Schedule for Today

 

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23

Thanksgiving

 

 

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28

Presentations:

Amanda

Matt Sherling

Phil

 

 

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30

Presentations: Last Day of Class  (Final Paper due Friday at 5:00)

James

Anastasia

Margaret

Amber

 

 

 

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5

Final Exam: 11:00-1:00

 Study Tips and Reminders

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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