Medieval Epic Poetry

David Petrosky, Medieval Epic Poetry, Fall 2018

Course Description:

Students will read English translations of several French epic poems and will study the epic tradition along with French cultural history from the 9th century through the 12th century.

Required Texts:

The Song of Roland. Glyn Burgess Trans. Penguin Books 1990.
Guillaume d'Orange: Four Twelfth Century Epics. Joan Ferrante Trans. Columbia University Press 2001.

Aymeri of Narbonne: A French Epic Romance. Michael A. H. Newth, Trans. Ithaca Press 2005.

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David Petrosky, Medieval Epic Poetry, Fall 2016

Course Description:

Students will read English translations of several French epic poems and will study the epic tradition along with French cultural history from the 9th century through the 12th century

Required Texts:

- The Song of Roland. Glyn Burgess Trans. Penguin Books 1990
- Guillaume d'Orange: Four Twelfth Century Epics. Joan Ferrante Trans. Columbia University Press 2001.
- Aymeri of Narbonne: A French Epic Romance. Michael A. H. Newth, Trans. Ithaca Press 2005.

Syllabus: 

David Petrosky, Medieval Epic Poetry, Spring 2015

Course Description:

This course, taught in English and offered infrequently, will treat some aspect of French literature.

Required Texts:

The Song of Roland. Glyn Burgess Trans. Penguin Books 1990

Guillaume d'Orange: Four Twelfth Century Epics. Joan Ferrante Trans. Columbia University Press 2001.

Aymeri of Narbonne: A French Epic Romance. Michael A. H. Newth, Trans. Ithaca Press 2005.

Syllabus: 

David Petrosky, Medieval Epic Poetry, Spring 2014

Course Description:

This course, taught in English and offered infrequently, will treat some aspect of French literature.

Required Texts:

The Song of Roland. Glyn Burgess Trans. Penguin Books 1990

Guillaume d'Orange: Four Twelfth Century Epics. Joan Ferrante Trans. Columbia University Press 2001.

Aymeri of Narbonne: A French Epic Romance. Michael A. H. Newth, Trans. Ithaca Press 2005.

Syllabus: 
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