May 17, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

ENL 440 Arthurian Literature

3 Credit(s)
This course is a study of a literary tradition beginning with the historical Arthur of the Middle Ages and concluding with the Arthur of modern times.  Readings will include Geoffrey of Monmouth, the Mabinogion, Chretien, Marie de France, Gottfried, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Malory, Tennyson, Twain, Dorothy Parker, T.H. White, and others.  Class time will be devoted to lectures on background and to interpretation of specific works primarily through discussion and readings of critical papers.  Not open to students who have received credit for ENG424.  
Prerequisites:  A W-I course and at least one English course at the 200-level or above.