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ENGL 301: Sex and Gender in the Middle Ages (HC)

English/Comparative Literature 301: Sex and Gender in the Middle Ages

Conduct Literature

This medieval literary genre addressed the ways that people should behave.  This could take the form of moral injunctions, educational texts, handbooks complete with recipes or a hybrid of all of these materials.  Texts were frequently addressed specifically to either girls or boys.  Translations from this genre include: