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CPLT 572 01 (10555) /ENGL353/MDVL561/ENGL516/HUMS295/LITR463
Medieval Celtic Literature
David Gabriel
T 1.30-3.20 CO451 B-04
Fall 2012 
 
Major texts of Celtic literature, focusing on works from the birth of vernacular literature in the Middle Ages to the early modern period. Cultural, historical, and literary issues surrounding works in the Irish and Welsh languages; literary culture in Breton, Cornish, Scottish Gaelic, and Manx. Genres include lyric and bardic poetry, heroic and religious narrative, and early Arthurian works. All texts are available in translation, but students have some opportunity to learn basic reading in one or more languages.