Units of Study

ENGL3634 - Continuing Old English

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Daniel Anlezark

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

1x1500wd translation and commentary (15%), 1x3000wd essay (35%), 1x1.5hr exam (35%), participation(15%)

Textbooks

A Guide to Old English (Mitchell and Robinson, 7th edition)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

Prerequisites

ENGL3633

Prohibitions

Students who have completed ENGL3621, ENGL3622, ENGL3631, ENGL3632 must consult the unit co-ordinator.

Additional Information

This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.

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