Undergraduate Course: Critical Practice: Criticism (ENLI10306)
||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College of Humanities and Social Science
||Available to all students
|Credit level (Normal year taken)
||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
|Home subject area
||Other subject area
||Taught in Gaelic?
||This course will introduce students to a range of conceptions of the task of the critic and debates about the functions and methods of literary criticism. It aims to provide students with both an appropriate vocabulary and broad conceptual and historical schemata to help them situate, develop and challenge their own beliefs and practice as critics.
Information for Visiting Students
||A MINIMUM of three college/university level literature courses at grade B or above (should include no more than one introductory level literature course). Related courses such as civilisation or creative writing are not considered for admissions to this course. Applicants should also note that, as with other popular courses, meeting the minimum does NOT guarantee admission. In making admissions decisions preference will be given to students who achieve above the minimum requirement with the typical visiting student admitted to this course having three to four literature classes at grade A.
** Please note, this course is a 10 credit course and consists of lecture/workshops only **
** as numbers are limited, visiting students should contact the Visiting Student Section directly for admission to this course **
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Course Delivery Information
|Delivery period: 2010/11 Semester 1, Available to all students (SV1)
||WebCT enabled: Yes
|Central||Lecture||1-11|| 12:10 - 13:00|
||Week 1, Monday, 12:10 - 13:00, Zone: Central. Teviot Lecture Theatre, Medical School |
|No Exam Information
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
|By the end of this course, students will:
- have a fundamental awareness of the main modes and styles of literary criticism relevant to its practice today;
- be aware of the differences and similarities between different modes and styles of literary criticism;
- be able to analyse a piece of critical writing in the light of this awareness;
- be able to situate their own critical practice in relation to major modes and styles of literary criticism.
|Course assignment (100%)
||Dr Alex Thomson
Tel: (0131 6)50 3058
||Mrs Catherine Williamson
Tel: (0131 6)50 3620
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