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Introduction to Old English - ENGL3633

Year - 2018

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.

Classes
1x1hr lecture/week, 2x1hr tutorials/week

Assessment
1x1000wd translation exercise (20%), 1x1500wd Essay (40%), 1x1.5hr exam (40%)

Pre-requisites

18 Senior credit points each in any of (English or Australian Literature), Linguistics or Celtic Studies

Prohibitions

ENGL3621 or ENGL3622 or ENGL3631 or ENGL3632

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: English
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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