Week 9. October 16-20

MONDAY, OCTOBER 16

  • As a class, we will view and discuss manuscript illuminations of everyday life from the Luttrell Psalter as well as William Morris’s medieval-inspired Kelmscott Press book designs, textiles, poetry, and other art.
  • Deadline: Materiality analysis (posted to ScholarBlogs by 2pm)

In class:


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18

  • Morris’s News from Nowhere, chs 15, 29, 31, & 32 (78–85, 164–67, & 173–82) (R)
  • More Kelmscott Press book designs, textiles, poetry, and other art (we’ll view these in class)

In class:


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20

  • No reading!
  • Introduce Chaucer’s ABC project: Assign stanzas & start brainstorming material edition

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