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The Celtic Otherworld - CLST2614

Year - 2020

This unit looks closely at one of the most influential motifs in early Celtic literature and culture. We will examine a series of narratives (in translation) and place them in the context of early Irish and Welsh conceptions of cosmology, landscape and pilgrimage: including Classical accounts of the doctrines of the Druids, stories of the Tuatha Dé Danann; legends of Irish voyaging saints and heroes, as well as the Welsh the Mabinogi tales.

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

Assessment
1x1000wd Literature survey (20%), 1x2200wd Essay (50%), 1x1300wd Take-home test (30%)

Pre-requisites

12 credit points at 1000 level in the Celtic Studies minor or 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Studies in Religion major

Prohibitions

CLST3616

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Celtic Studies Program
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Intermediate
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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