Welcome - Outlaw Tales ENGL 2237   Outlaw Tales
This course will study the romantic outlaw of fiction, poetry and film. Texts may range from sagas to Robin Hood ballads to highwayman tales to modern Westerns. Topics include images and tropes for the outlaw; the question of why the figure of the outlaw is appealing to law-abiding readers; the way the literary and romantic outlaw compares with the real-life outlaws of the time; or the role of the exile as a commentator on ‘legal' society.
PREREQUISITES: Any course or combination of courses that satisfies the College of Arts and Science Writing Requirement