Instructor: Dr. Peter Lowe
This course investigates the enduring popularity of the legend of Arthur, with an emphasis on its adaptability to the changing values and viewpoints of different cultural moments (Celtic, Medieval, Victorian, Modern). Themes to be investigated may include chivalry, courtly love, the grail quest, national identity, politics and gender relationships. Note: Medieval texts will be read in modern translation.
PREREQUISITE A grade of C in ENGL 100/6.0 or (registration in a MDVL Plan).
Available in Summer 2018 and Fall 2018.