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LITR 199 01 (14523) /GMAN305/HUMS137
Germanic Heroic Legend
Johanna Fridriksdottir
TTh 1.00-2.15 WHC B-03
Fall 2017 
No regular final examination
Areas Hu
Permission of instructor required

Exploration of heroic legends from medieval England, Scandinavia, and Germany, narrating stories about brave warriors and unyielding heroines; the epic battles, fates, and love triangles of Germanic heroic tradition across time and countries. Thematics concerns include heroism, ethics and honor codes, the tension between family and marital ties, emotions, normative gender roles, and monstrosity.