ENGL 124

Myth, Legend, and their Retelling

Prerequisite: ENGL 104. A study of myths and legends from biblical, classical, and medieval sources, and of their modern retellings in both literature and film. Works to be examined will include the story of Samson from the Book of Judges and Milton’s “Samson Agonistes,” “The Odyssey,” and the movie “O Brother, Where Art Thou?,” “Beowulf” and John Gardner’s “Grendel.” Offered alternate years. V.2