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Historical novels tell interesting stories about a time and its people, requiring authors to do extensive research so their writing reflects that history accurately. This class will offer a one-hour look at the history and impact of Eleanor of Aquitaine, one of the most powerful women in medieval times, on France and England, the time and place in which Lauren Groff's "Matrix" is situated. In the second hour, we will continue with a discussion of the novel as contemporary literature. Readers and history buffs welcome! Participants should read "Matrix" before class.