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- [Armitage] = Armitage, Simon. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (A New Verse Translation). W. W. Norton & Company, 2008. ISBN: 9780393334159.
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- [Salisbury] = Salisbury, Eve. Trials & Joys of Marriage. Western Michigan University, 2002. ISBN: 9781580440356.
- [Locke] = Capellanus, Andreas. The Art of Courtly Love. Translated by John Jay Parry. Columbia University Press, 1990. ISBN: 9780231073059.
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- [Pope] = Pope, Marvin H. Song of Songs. Vol. 7. Yale University Press, 1995. ISBN: 9780300139495.
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|1||Introductions; Getting comfortable with Middle English (PDF); some medieval songs about married life ("In praise of women," "Abuse of women")|| |
[Salisbury] "In praise of women."
[Salisbury] "Abuse of women."
|2||Medieval marriage lyrics (continued)||[Salisbury] "Introduction."|
|3–4||Geoffrey Chaucer||[Chaucer] "Wife of Bath's Prologue."|
|5||Andreas Capellanus, and Marie de France / Anonymous|| |
[Laskaya] "Lay le Freine."
|6||The Song of Songs, and Medieval Beguines|| |
[Clairvaux] "The Kiss of the Lord's Feet, Hands and Mouth. Bernard of Claurvaux: Sermon 3 on The Song of Songs."
[Bowie] "Introduction, Mechthild of Magdeburg, Beatrice of Nazareth, and Hadewijch of Brabant."
|7||Abelard and Heloise, and Barbara Newman|| |
[Levitan] "Introduction, Calamities, First Letter - Fifth Letter."
[Newman] "Hadewijch and Abelard." pp. 69–75.
|8–9||Chrétien de Troyes||[de Troyes] "Lancelot: The Knight of the Cart."|
|10||Julian of Norwich||[Glasscoe]|
|12||Geoffrey Chaucer (continued)||[Chaucer] "Clerk's Prologue and Tale, Parts 1–3."|
|13||Geoffrey Chaucer (continued) and Linda Georgianna|| |
[Chaucer] "Clerk's Tale, Parts 4–6."
|14||Anonymous / Simon Armitage||[Armitage] "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Fitts 1–2."|
|15||Anonymous / Simon Armitage (continued)||[Armitage] "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Fitts 3–4."|
|16||Thomas Chestre||[Laskaya] "Sir Launfal."|
|17||The Wedding of Sir Gawain and Dame Ragnelle||[Hahn] "The Wedding of Sir Gawain and Dame Ragnelle."|
|18||Geoffrey Chaucer (continued)||[Chaucer] "Merchant's Tale."|
|19||Dame Sirith||[Salisbury] "Dame Sirith."|
|20||Geoffrey Chaucer (continued)||[Chaucer] "Franklin's Tale."|
|21||Floris and Blanchefleur||[Kooper] "Floris and Blanchefleur."|
Pyles, Thomas, and John Algeo. "The Middle English Period (1100–1500)." Chapter 6 in English: An introduction to language. Harcourt, Brace & World, 1970.