ENGL 014. Old English/History of the Language
(Cross-listed as LING 014 )
A study of the origins and development of English-sound, syntax, and meaning-with an initial emphasis on learning Old English. Topics may include writing and speech, changing phonology and morphology, wordplay in Chaucer and Shakespeare, pidgins and creoles, and global English.
GATEWAY English Literature.
Prerequisite: This course may be taken without the usual Prerequisite course in English; however, it may not serve in the place of a Prerequisite for other advanced courses.
Eligible for MDST
Spring 2020. Williamson.
Catalog chapter: English Literature
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/english-literature