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ADEN 1374 Medieval Arthurian Literature (Fall: 4 )


Course Description

Myth, legend, and history conspired to make the most popular and enduring set of characters in all of medieval literature. The stories of Arthur and Guinevere, the sorcerer Merlin, the lustful Uther Pendragon, Sir Gawain, Sir Lancelot, Sir Perceval, and the Knights of the Round Table exerted a fascination that has outlived most other popular literature from the Middle Ages. Texts and authors will include Mabinogi, Culhwch, Geoffrey of Monmouth, Chrtien de Troyes, Marie de France, Prose Vulgate, Alliterative and Stanzaic Mortes d'Arthur, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Malory's Morte d'Arthur.


Instructor(s): Robert Stanton

Prerequisites: None

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Comments: Fulfills the pre-1700 requirement.


Last Updated: 07-Dec-13