This course will introduce students to MLA citation style, standard bibliographic and research practices, literary theories of the later 20th century, and possible scholarly directions in the 21st century.
The course examines Shakespeare’s Comedies in the context of their medieval literary sources, his Histories in light of Tudor views of the recent medieval past, and his Tragedies in the context of medieval beliefs and cosmologies.
This course explores some of the great mythologies of love that provide a background to today’s culture, sketched out along the twin paths of C.S. Lewis’ The Four Loves and a chronological development of the ideas of love.
This course provides an introduction to Old English grammar, giving students a working reading competency in the language and the chance to put that knowledge into practice.