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Literary Reponses to the Black Death

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Video; Streaming Video; Online
Summary
The events of the Black Death inspired some of history’s greatest literary masterpieces. In this lecture, uncover the range of textual responses to the plague, highlighting William Langland’s dream-vision poem Piers Plowman and Boccaccio’s Decameron. Learn how the plague set Geoffrey Chaucer on the path to literary immortality.
Release Date
2016
Run Time
30 min.
Language
In English
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Published
The Great Courses, 2016.
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2017.
Recording Info
Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2016.
Publisher no.
1349967 Kanopy
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1 online resource (streaming video file) (30 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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