Week 15. November 27-December 1

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27

  • The Book of Margery Kempe, 3–24 (R)
  • browse digital facsimile of Margery Kempe’s manuscript (click through the images in the digitized edition)

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29

  • “St Ursula and the 11,000 virgins” in The Golden Legend, 256–60 (R)
  • Treharne, Ch 7: “Death and Judgement” (100–113)
  • 3 individual presentations: Daniel, Jack, and Noe (Note: Your paper is due at the same time as the final paper, Monday, December 11, 5:00 p.m.)

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1

No reading. We will have a short writing workshop. You will be able to choose to work on either the Chaucer ABC project or the revised and expanded final paper (so bring along what you’ve drafted/planned). We’ll view and discuss the following in class:

  • Reliquaries of the 11,000 virgins + other art
  • Hildegard’s “St Ursula” songs
  • a scene from Christopher Williams’s 2005 performance, Ursula and the 11,000 Virgins

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