THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH
DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2009/2010
English Literature 2 (EL0003)
?The Scope of Literature: the study of a range of literature written between 1700 and 1950, with an emphasis on 1) literary kinds, movements and contexts, and 2) a variety of claims regarding literature?s capacities and limits.?
? Pre-requisites : A pass in English Literature 1 or Scottish Literature 1
? Prohibited combinations : Cannot be taken with Scottish Literature 2 except by students enrolled for MA Hons in English and Scottish Literature.
? This course has variants for visiting students, as follows
Home subject area
? Normal year taken : 2nd year
? Contact Teaching Time : 4 hour(s) per week for 11 weeks
First Class Information
All of the following classes
Additional Class Information : and tutorials.
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
Students will gain an understanding of the historical development of literature within national cultural contexts; a grasp of the development of theoretical approaches to literature and criticism; an understanding of the ways in which literature can be explored through associated disciplines such as history, philosophy, and the literatures of other languages
4 essays (2000 words at 10% each) 40%, plus tutorial assessment 10% = Class work 50%; degree exam 50%.
Contact and Further Information
The Course Secretary should be the first point of contact for all enquiries.
Mrs Catherine Williamson
Dr Michelle Keown
Course Website : http://www.englit.ed.ac.uk/
School Website : http://www.llc.ed.ac.uk/
College Website : http://www.hss.ed.ac.uk/