Department of English

University of Toronto

ENG240Y1Y - L0101

ENG240Y1Y L0101 T2-4, R2
Old English
Professor Audrey Walton
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Brief Description of Course: This course equips you to acquire a basic reading knowledge of the earliest literary form of English, the West Saxon dialect of the ninth through eleventh centuries, along with an introduction to the surviving literature.

Required Reading: TBA

First Three Authors/Texts: Bede, The Ecclesiastical History, Aelfric, Colloquy on the Occupations, Anonymous, Apollonius of Tyre.

Method of Instruction: Lecture, discussion, and in-class activities

Method of Evaluation: Midterm, final exam, quizzes, participation, essays.

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