University of Atlantia

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Monsters of the Middle Ages 1: Beowulf and Beyond

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Instructor:
Gwenhwyfar Weale


Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
University Session:
UA99 June 16, 2018
Crs #:
105
Time:
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Fee:
Length:
1 hr
Credits:
1
Attendees:
9/∞
Room:
105
Course Category:
History
Description
This class will be a presentation on the Old English classic, Beowulf. Discussion of character names, plot arc, themes, and moreover - the monsters. The principle translation for this class will be Seamus Heaney’s Beowulf: A New Verse Translation (Bilingual Edition) (ISBN: 9780393320978). This presentation will also include varying contemporary media reimaginings of the story and legend. It will also include a multi-media aspect, as we will listen to an excerpt in the original language as technology allows.
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