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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 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.

Credits: 4

Prerequisites/Restrictions: At least Sophomore standing.

LSC/Core: Literary Studies/ Literature & The Arts