Units of Study
ENGL3633 - Introduction to Old English
Semester 2, 2014 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Sarah Gleeson-White
Old English was the language of England from the fifth century until the twelfth. This earliest phase of the English literary tradition evolved against a background of cultural encounters: as the Anglo-Saxons encountered the culture of Rome, as they adopted and adapted the Christian religion, and as they reflected on their origins on the European continent. This unit introduces students to the language spoken and written by the Anglo-Saxons, and presents the opportunity to translate and read Old English texts.
1x1000wd translation exercise (20%), 1x1500wd essay (40%), 1x1.5hr exam (40%)
(18 senior credit points from English or Australian Literature) or (18 senior credit points from Linguistics) or (18 senior credit points from Celtic Studies)
Students who have completed ENGL3621, ENGL3622, ENGL3631, ENGL3632 must consult the unit co-ordinator.
Lecture for ENGL3633
|Class||Introduction to Old English|
|Session||Semester 2 2014|
|Location||Woolley Lecture Room N497 A20|
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