EN 311 - Epic Poetry
(3 cr.) This lecture/discussion course examines the tradition of epic poetry in the Western world. Poems discussed include, or are selected from, The Epic of Gilgamesh, Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, Virgil's Aeneid, Beowulf, Dante's Inferno and Milton's Paradise Lost. The distinguishing qualities of the epic, the historical, cultural and social backgrounds also are examined. Prerequisite: one course from EN level 200; Every Other Year, Fall

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