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Home : College of Humanities and Social Science : School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures (Schedule G) : Celtic

Early Modern Gaelic Prose (CT0091)

? Credit Points : 20  ? SCQF Level : 10  ? Acronym : LLC-3-CT0091

Semester 1 begins with the basics of Early Modern Irish grammar followed by study of selected texts from Bergin's Stories from Keating.
Semester 2 begins with the basics of Early Modern Gaelic palaeography followed by study of selections from the Books of Clanranald.

Course-work consists of (1) background and follow-up general reading of primary and critical material, (2) dictionary and grammar work in preparation for classes, (3) contribution to class translation and discussion the form, content and context of texts as appropriate.

Assessable grammar, 'seen' and 'unseen' translation and manuscript transcription exercises will be set during the course of the year.

The course will be delivered in English.

Entry Requirements

none

Subject Areas

Delivery Information

? Normal year taken : 3rd year

? Delivery Period : Not being delivered

? Contact Teaching Time : 1 hour(s) per week for 22 weeks

Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes

The aims of the course are to develop (1) a facility in handling prose texts of the Early Modern ('Classical') period, (2) an understanding of the grammatical structure of the language of this period, (3) a sense of the variety of prose writing generated in the period, and (4) some direct familiarity with the primary and secondary resources for the study of the period and its literature.

Assessment Information

The Degree Examination counts for 50% of the total marks available for each course, and the Classwork marks count for 50%. Classwork marks are assessed on the basis of translation, transcription and language.

Exam times

Diet Diet Month Paper Code Paper Name Length
1ST May 1 - 2 hour(s)

Contact and Further Information

The Course Secretary should be the first point of contact for all enquiries.

Course Secretary

Miss Christina Arja Strauch
Tel : (0131 6)50 3622
Email : c.a.strauch@ed.ac.uk

Course Organiser

Dr A Gunderloch
Tel : (0131 6)51 1374
Email : A.Gunderloch@ed.ac.uk

Course Website : http://www.arts.ed.ac.uk/celtic/

School Website : http://www.llc.ed.ac.uk/

College Website : http://www.hss.ed.ac.uk/

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