Old English Texts (ENGL6041)

UNIT OF STUDY

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.

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Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

Assessment

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

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

ENGL6040

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