College Bulletin 2023-2024 
    
    May 24, 2024  
College Bulletin 2023-2024

ENGL 046. Tolkien and Pullman and Their Literary Roots


A study of Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings and Pullman’s His Dark Materials in the context of their early English sources. For Tolkien, this will include Beowulf, Old English riddles and elegies, and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. For Pullman, this will include Biblical stories of the Creation and Fall, Milton’s Paradise Lost, and selected Blake poems. Some film versions will be included.
Med/Ren or 20th/21st.
GATEWAY English Literature.
Humanities.
1 credit.
Eligible for MDST, CPLT
Spring 2024. Williamson.
Spring 2026. Williamson.
Catalog chapter: English Literature  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/english-literature


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