SCANDINAVIAN 125: Old Norse Literature

TuTh 9:30-11 , 234 Dwinelle. Instructor: Instructor TBA

Units: 4

L&S Breadth: Arts & Literature

This course is an introduction to the sagas, the most famous literary genre of medieval Scandinavia. While the course will emphasize reading, understanding, discussing and writing about the literature of this period, we will also learn about the roots of Scandinavian literature in the Viking Age, and about its material, historical and cultural contexts.

Texts: to be announced.

Prerequisites: None. Readings are in English.