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Literary Reponses to the Black Death

The Great Courses (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (30 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 2016.

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Title from title frames.
In Process Record.
Film
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2016.
Summary, etc.:
The events of the Black Death inspired some of historýs greatest literary masterpieces. In this lecture, uncover the range of textual responses to the plague, highlighting William Langland́s dream-vision poem Piers Plowman and Boccacciós Decameron. Learn how the plague set Geoffrey Chaucer on the path to literary immortality.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: History, Ancient.
Medicine.
Genre: Educational films.

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