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The Celtic Otherworld - CLST3616

Year - 2019

This unit looks closely at one of the most influential narrative types in medieval Celtic literature. We will examine a series of texts (in translation) and place them in the context of early Irish and Welsh conceptions of cosmology, landscape and pilgrimage: including stories of the voyage tales or Bran, Brendan and Meldan, the vision of St Fursey, and the otherworld episodes in the Welsh Mabinogi.

1x2hr seminar/week

1x3000wd essay (50%), 1x1500wd literature survey (25%), 1x 1500wd take-home exercise (25%)


12 credit points at 2000 level in Celtic Studies


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Celtic Studies Program
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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