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Course Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGL 310 - Early Medieval Literature: From Virgil to Dante

FC ARHU WINT
4 credits
This course will explore the birth of modern European literatures in the post-Roman world. We will examine various collisions of cultures and values in an age of migration, invasion, and conversion. We will trace the influence of Arabic culture and the rise of secular romance traditions in French-speaking courts. And we will conclude with Dante’s Inferno and its ambitious new claims for the power and value of poetry. All texts in English translation.
Prerequisites & Notes: ENGL 299 or two 200-level course. Requirements can be waived with instructor consent.



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