SMC351H1: The Blasket Island Writings

Hours: 
24L

The Blasket Islands lie off the southwest coast of Ireland. This course will examine the important library of books written and orally recorded by the islanders from the 1920s onwards. Special attention will be paid to The Island Man, Peig and Twenty Years a Growing. Texts studied in translation (offered every three years).

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