Michael Delahoyde, PhD

Professor of English

Medieval / Delahoyde

Humanities 302
Section 01 [H]
Fall 2017
SLN 01812
MWF 1:10 – 2:00pm.
Sloan 167
Dr. Michael Delahoyde
Avery Hall 355 — Washington State University
Hours: MWF 10:10-11:00, and by appointment.
Phone: 509-335-4832
E-mail: delahoyd@wsu.edu


Medieval/Renaissance Syllabus


August 21 — Medieval-ism: why? Introduction and Disorientation.
August 23 — The Early Middle Ages; Anglo-Saxon Culture and Literature.
August 25 — Anglo-Saxon Literature: Beowulf.

August 28 — Beowulf; Medieval Architecture, Sacred Space.
August 30 — Medieval Music: Chant, Polyphony, Motets.
September 1 — Medieval Art: Hildegard of Bingen.

[September 4 — Labor Day Holiday.]
September 6 — Medieval Romance: Culhwch and Olwen; Reverdie Lyric.
September 18 — Secular Music and Lyrics.

September 11 — Andreas Capellanus and Fin Amor.
September 13 — Dante, Inferno, Canto I.
September 15 — Dante, Inferno, Cantos II-V.

September 18 — Patristic Exegesis; The Unicorn Tapestries.
September 20 — Dante, Inferno, Cantos VI-VIII.
September 22 — [Hell.]

September 25 — Dante, Inferno, Cantos IX-XVII.
September 27 — Medieval Food and Domestic Arts: Le Menagier de Paris.
September 29 — Suspension.

October 2 — Review & Writing Essays.
October 4 — Midterm Exam & Essay.
October 6 — Duh Big Game.

October 9 — Dante, Inferno, Cantos XXVIII-XX.
October 11 — Dante, Inferno, Cantos XX-XXIII.
October 13 — [Conference.]

October 16 — [Conference.]
October 18 — Dante, Inferno, Cantos XXIV-XXX.
October 20 — Dante, Inferno, Cantos XXXI-XXXIV; Purgatorio and Paradiso excerpts.

October 23 — [Post-Conference.]
October 25 — The Renaissance: Petrarch and Sonnets. Transitional Art: Le Concert.
October 27 — Renaissance Music; “Thule, The Period of Cosmography.”

October 30 — Shake-speare/Oxford.
November 1 — Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Perspective Art.
November 3 — Shake-speare’s Lucrece and Giulio Romano in Mantua.

November 6 — The Merchant of Venice, Act I.
November 8 — The Merchant of Venice, Acts II & III.
[November 10 — Holy War Day. No Class Whatsoever.]

November 13 — The Merchant of Venice, Act IV.
November 15 — The Merchant of Venice, Act V.
[November 17 — Exam Description available.]

[November 20 – 24 — Thanksgiving Holiday.]

November 27 — Last Works & Review.
November 29 — Last Exam & Essay.
December 1 — Supplemental Perspectives: Machiavelli & Castiglione.

December 4 — Post-Renaissance Considerations: The Art of Railing.
December 6 — Last Words.
December 8 — The rest is silence.


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