Monsters of the Middle Ages 1: Beowulf and Beyond
Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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 Heaneyâ€™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.