LiteratureLIT61C Devils, Dervishes, and Bawdy Tales from Baghdad to Canterbury: The Story within the Story

A story within a story, the frame tale is a playful and enduring literary genre. Focuses on frame tales of the global middle ages, tracing their movement from the Indian subcontinent to the British Isles. Readings include selections from Fables of Bidpai, The Arabian Nights, Libro de Buen Amor, and The Canterbury Tales. (Formerly The Frame Tale.)

Credits

5

General Education Code

CC

Quarter offered

Fall