Germanic Languages | An Introduction to Old Norse-Icelandic
G635 | 2708 | Gade


Three credit hour course; meets 4:00-5:15 p.m., MW in BH 137.

The object of the course is to give an introduction to Old Icelandic language
and literature. The focus will be on linguistic aspects (phonology,
morphology, and syntax), with sidelights to the literary and mythological
traditions. Select passages from E.V. Gordon, AN INTRODUCTION TO OLD NORSE
will be translated and serve as a background for the lectures. The final
grades will be based on class participation, a midterm, a final, and a short
paper (topics to be announced).

Text:
(+) Gordon, AN INTRODUCTION TO OLD NORSE