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EN2F4-15/EN3F4-15 Medieval Tales (15 CATS)

Module description

From lives of heroic saintly women to tales of the legendary King Arthur and his knights, from talking animals to a bishop's dialogue with a reanimated corpse, this module allows students to deepen their appreciation of the range of medieval narrative, both secular and spiritual.

Building on their first-year introductory module, EN121 Medieval and Early Modern Literature, students will expand their knowledge of medieval literature in a variety of modes including romance, saints’ lives, animal fables, and reworkings of biblical tales.

Prerequisites: Students should have taken EN121 Medieval and Early Modern Literature before taking this module.

Further information

Module convenor:

Dr Sarah WoodLink opens in a new window

Teaching methods:

9 x 1.5 hours seminars

Module information for 2024-25Link opens in a new window

For further details about this module, including syllabus and assessments, please click the link above.