ENG240Y1: Old English Language & Literature

Hours: 
72L

Prepares students to read the oldest English literary forms in the original language. Introduces the earliest English poetry in a woman's voice, expressions of desire, religious fervour, and the agonies of war. Texts, written 680 - 1100, range from the epic of Beowulf the dragon-slayer to ribald riddles.

Prerequisite: 

1.0 ENG FCE or any 4.0 FCE

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)