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ENGL3695: Medieval Tales of Wonder

2022 unit information

Medieval Romance includes narratives of adventure and ideals of courtly love within a context infused with wondrous potential. In this unit students will explore a selection of romance texts, exploring themes of gender, the fantastic and literary history. Students will analyse recent developments in theoretical approaches to Medieval romance, including monster theory and affect theory. Texts will be studied in Middle English with class support.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

English and Writing

Code ENGL3695
Academic unit English and Writing
Credit points 6
12 credit points at 2000 level including 6 credit points in the English major
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. read Middle English literary texts
  • LO2. identify the scope and range of Medieval romance
  • LO3. understand the social and cultural questions with which Medieval romance texts engage
  • LO4. use appropriate terminology and methods to discuss and analyse texts
  • LO5. develop and communicate informed arguments about the ways texts relate to each other and to the periods and genres that produced them

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Remote

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