This course is an introduction to primary texts of the medieval period, c. 500-1500, from both the British Isles and continental Europe, and explores the interconnected literary history of these traditions. Possible readings include the earliest extant Old English epic Beowulf, Chrétien de Troyes, Marie de France, Norse sagas, and Malory's Morte d'Arthur. Genres covered may include epic, history, poetry, mysticism, hagiography, romance, and drama. ART, LIT. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1100 and ENGL 1200.
The Arts, Literature, Language and Arts, Literature