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The Legend of King Arthur

Enrolment code: HEA277/377

Offered: Hobart: semester 2

Unit description:

Provides an introduction to the legend in medieval literature and beyond focusing on Sir Thomas Malory’s Le Morte D’Arthur . Students read other texts in the original and in translation, including Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Students also research the subsequent life of the Arthur story through the 19th century (Tennyson’s Idylls of the King ) and contemporary versions such as the film Excalibur.

Staff Dr J Mead For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 5 contact hrs fortnightly Timetable
Prerequisites 25% at level 100 in English  
Mutual exclusions HAC205/305, FST261/361  
Assessment mode 3,000-word essay (60%), 2-hr end-of-sem exam (40%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Majors: [Discipline and school information] English  
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)  
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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