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ENGL 306 - Tolkien's Old English

This course studies the fantasy novels of J.R.R. Tolkien alongside the works of Old English literature that inspired him, considering the grammar of Old English and such selections as the Exeter Riddles, The Battle of Maldon, The Anglo Saxon Chronicle, and Beowulf in juxtaposition with Tolkien’s novels.



  • not currently offered


Please refer to the Course Outline below.


Undergraduate, 3 credits

There is no access fee for this course.


NOTE: Students who have received credit for this topic under an ENGL 305 number may not take this course for credit.


Peter Baker's Introduction to Old English 3rd edition, Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. ISBN: 978-0470659847

JRR Tolkien, The Hobbit, Mass Market Paperback, 2011. ISBN: 978-0261102217

Registration Information:

Concordia students must register for this course in their Student Hub. It is strongly recommended that they consult Concordia's class schedule prior to enrolling in order to be aware of any registration restrictions (see the notes). Once registered, students must then sign up for an eConcordia account to access the course material. » Visit the registration section for details.


Disclaimer: Information regarding the eConcordia course found on this page may change without notice. For the most recent course list, visit the Student Hub. Furthermore, if this represents the initial offering of the course, no course outline will be available until the start of the first active semester.