Section 1 Reading List

Schedule for EN 202: Introduction to Literary Study
Section 1 Reading List
Earthly Exile, Heavenly Home
historical background section
England’s Green, Fertile Land by Burton Raffel
The Seafarer
The Wanderer
The Wife’s Lament
The Epic
Defining the Epic
Burton Raffel’s Introduction to Beowulf
sections from Beowulf
Contemporary Commentary: Seamus Heaney Discusses Beowulf
Contempoary Connection: Beowulf: From Ancient Epic to Graphic Novel
A National Spirit
From A History of the English Church and People by the Venerable Bede
textbook material exam
various small writings and assignments
1 typed essay, minimum 2 full pages, at least 5 paragraphs