Courses of Study 2020-2021 
    
    Apr 13, 2021  
Courses of Study 2020-2021
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ENGL 3080 - Icelandic Family Sagas

(crosslisted) MEDVL 3080  
(GHB) (LA-AS, ALC-AS)      
Fall. 4 credits. Student option grading.

May be used as one of the three pre-1800 courses required of English majors.

T. Hill.

An introduction to Old Norse-Icelandic mythology and the Icelandic family saga-the “native” heroic literary genre of Icelandic tradition. Texts will vary but will normally include the Prose Edda, the Poetic Edda, Hrafnkels Saga, Njals Saga, Laxdaela Saga, and Grettirs Saga. All readings will be in translation. The class counts toward the pre-1800 requirement for English majors.



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