ENGL 306

The Arthurian Tradition

Prerequisite: Sophomores with permission. A study of the literature concerning King Arthur and his knights, focusing primarily on medieval texts (from England, Wales, France, and Germany), but also examining modern literature and fily (by Tennyson, Twain, and White, for example). In an effort to understand why the legend endures, students will consider how the stories of Arthur have been created, manipulated, revised, and reused across cultures and throughout time. Offered alternate years. V.2