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Introduction to Medieval Language and Literature I - E1

Responsible Faculty: Faculty of Arts

Teacher(s): Lucy Perry
Lecturer(s): -

Validity: 2005 -> 2005

No timetable defined.


Spring semester
2 hours per week
28 hours per semester

Teaching language(s): English
Public: No
Credits: 0


The aims of this course are to acquaint students with the Old English language and literature. After spending a few sessions on the study of Anglo-Saxon culture and Old English grammar, students will familiarize themselves with the Old English language by offering translations of prose and verse texts. Following presentations of their translation, students will offer thematic discussions of the extracts under consideration.


Set text: The Cambridge Old English Reader, ed. Richard Marsden (Cambridge: CUP, 2004). Available at BASTA.

Please note: students need to be in possession of the set text in order to follow this class.

Additional information


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