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Updated on:
5/1/17
This schedule is subject to change. The latest version on this website is the binding one.

E 397: BARBARIANS

Schedule

We meet M 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm in SC W211

WEEK 15 The Last Day

 

M 1 MayMay Day

  • Discuss final papers and projects

 

F 5 MayEverything Due

  • All papers and assignments are due in my mailbox by 4:00 pm on Friday, May 5. (I have to go to a conference the following week during which all final grades are due to the UMass Administration, so I will not have time to consider late papers.)

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FINAL PAPER. 5 to 10 pages. Choose a theme or motif that appears in two or more works. List its salient appearances in those works. Muse on its larger implications for character and plot. Finally and very briefly, suggest its real-world relevance.

Useful: Stith-Thompson, Motif-Index of Folk Literature. DuBois GR67 .T47; The Cambridge Companon to Old English Literature;

 

Key:

class N   holiday N
final project N   thing N

January:

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February:

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March:

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April/May:

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Academic Schedule

LINKS.

UMass Library
Google Books
Search Anglo-Saxon Poetry
Old English Newsletter Bib
Anglo-Saxon Bibliography

Germanic Lexicon Project
Bosworth-Toller (partial)
The Labyrinth
Medieval Sourcebook
Norse Saga Net
Anglo-Saxon Charters
Siever's Heliand
Bible (Douay-Rheims)
Dum├ęzil, Norse Gods
Klaeber, Beowulf

Manuscripts of St. Gall

ISAS
Old English at UVa
Viking Ship Museum

 

Warning! Jingoistic anti-Roman revisionism, but nevertheless informative:

VIDEO: The Ancient Celts
VIDEO: The Goths
VIDEO: The Barbarian Tribes