- Course Code
- LITS 0160
- Course Type
- Subject Credit
- Course Availability
This course delves into the Medieval European convention of courtly love, or amour courtois, as it was first labelled by Gaston Paris in the nineteenth century.
- Andreas Capellanus, On Love
- The Romance of the Rose
- Geoffrey Chaucer, dream visions: Book of the Duchess; Parliament of Fowls
- Giovanni Boccaccio, Il Filostrato (translated approximately as “laid prostrate by love”).
- Geoffrey Chaucer, Troilus and Criseyde
- Christine de Pizan, The Letter of the God of Love.
- Chrétien de Troyes, Yvain, the Knight of the Lion; Lancelot, the Knight of the Cart.
- Gottfried von Strassburg, Tristan and Isolt
- Petrarch (Francesco Petrarca), Il Canzoniere (The Song Book)
- Modern construction of medieval Courtly Love tropes: C. S. Lewis, The Allegory of Love