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Unformatted text preview: -preoccupation with death-society began to fall apart- serious labor shortage-peasants got freedom because lords could not afford them anymore Peasant revolt-1358- jacquerie-English peasant revolt- 1381- most prominent -Richard said he would help if they went home but actually arrested them Uprisings always quickly crushed Literature/art-boccaccio- decameron (sets up stage/ feeling from black death)-chaucer- Canterbury tales (middle English) Decameron General description of disease 6 women sit outside church and discuss horrors of it Need men to go to country homes Chose queen for a day and go (pampinea first)...
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- Fall '07
- The Canterbury Tales