Syllabus

Translation Project: Beowulf and the Grendel Kin

A short 1-2 paragraph response is due at 11:30pm every Wednesday before a meeting with the thesis adviser.

9.6 – Planning Meeting

9.13 – “The Philologer Poet: Seamus Heaney and the Translation of Beowulf.”

9.20 – Rough translation: lines 678-748
“Prey Tell: How Heroes Perceive Monsters in Beowulf.”
“Beowulf and the Psychology of Terror.”

9.27 – Rough translation: lines 749-852

10.4 – Rough translation: lines 1232 – 1332

10.11 – Rough translation: lines 1333 – 1433

10.18 – October Break

10.25 – Complete rough translation due (including 1434-1650)

11.8 – Final rough draft of the critical introduction due

11.15 –

11.22 –

11.29 – Polished translation due

12.6 – Final draft of the critical introduction due

12.10 – (unconfirmed) Final Thesis due in the English Dept Office before 4:00pm

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