Postgraduate Coursework Units of Study

ENGL6041 - Old English Texts

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Daniel Anlezark
Phone: +61 2 9351 3828
Email: daniel.anlezark@sydney.edu.au

Description

The literature of the Anglo-Saxons offers an insight into a range of understandings of the place of human beings in the world and its history. This unit of study will build on students' elementary knowledge of the Old English language, and offer students the opportunity to translate and read a range of texts including historical prose, love poetry and religious texts. These texts will be studied in a range of contexts, from the cultural and historical to their manuscript setting.

Assessments

1x2000wd translation exercise (40%), 1x4000wd essay (60%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

Prerequisites

ENGL6040

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