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    Saint Michael's College
   
 
  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

EN 408 - Tolkien and Medievalism


In this course we will explore the major works of J.R.R. Tolkien (The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion) in light of the medieval texts that influenced him, including Beowulf, Old English elegiac poetry, the European romance tradition, and Old Norse sagas.

Prerequisites: At least Sophomore standing.

Full course
Liberal Studies Curriculum: Literary Studies