10 cp Prerequisites 20 cp from 200-level unit in Literature Teaching Organisation: This unit will include lectures, tutorials and web-enhanced learning and may include an excursion. 12-week semester or equivalent in intensive block mode.
This unit will explore some of the themes and issues arising from the study of English literature before Shakespeare’s time. It aims to give students an appreciation of early English literature. It may focus on one or more of the following: Middle English narrative and lyric poetry, Chaucer and his times, medieval mystery and morality plays, Old English language and literature.