10 Credits AUTUMN

Pre-requisites: FRE367

Year Abroad

Aims/Description: Comic writing in the Middle Ages is known for its earthy if not frankly bawdy tone; this course will explore both the extent to which medieval comic writing in French makes use of scatalogical and satirical humour, and the ways in which such humour can be used as an effective vehicle for subversion in a wide range of contexts.

Staff Contact: Prof P Simons
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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