ENGL 422 A: Arthurian Legends

Summer Term: 
Meeting Time: 
MTWTh 12:00pm - 2:10pm
SIG 134
Paul Remley
Paul Remley

Additional Details:

The course will explore a diverse group of texts recounting the fictive exploits of the women and men of Arthur’s court. Students will read and discuss a range of important works (in prose and verse) treating these legends, including works by a range of neglected early British writers who were active before the codification of the Arthurian “universe”; works composed by and for medieval women; Sir Gawain and the Green Knight; episodes from Malory; and a selection of non-canonical items. Course requirements will include a mid-term, final, and major term paper.

Catalog Description: 
Medieval romance in its cultural and historical setting, with concentration on the evolution of Arthurian romance.
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
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October 5, 2016 - 9:22pm