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Introduction to Old English - ENGL6040

Year - 2020

Old English - the ancestor of Modern English - was the language of England from the fifth century until the twelfth. Literature written in Old English includes the epic Beowulf beside a rich variety of other poetry, as well as historical texts. This unit introduces students to the language of the Anglo-Saxons through the study of Old English texts.

1x1hr lecture/week, 2x1hr tutorial/week

1x500wd translation exercise (15%), 1x2500wd Essay (50%), 1x1.5hr exam (35%)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: English
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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