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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures : English Literature

Undergraduate Course: English Literature 1 (VS2) (ENLI08009)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Literatures, Languages and Cultures CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Course typeStandard AvailabilityPart-year visiting students only
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate) Credits20
Home subject areaEnglish Literature Other subject areaNone
Course website http://www.englit.ed.ac.uk/ Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionA study of the historical development of both literary theory and the concept of the 'literary' from 1300-1700.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Students MUST NOT also be taking Scottish Literature 1 (ENLI08016) OR Scottish Literature 1A (VS1) (ENLI08017) OR Scottish Literature 1 (VS2) (ENLI08018)
Other requirements None
Additional Costs Essential course texts
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?Yes
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2011/12 Semester 2, Part-year visiting students only (VV1) WebCT enabled:  No Quota:  None
Location Activity Description Weeks Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
CentralLecture18-29 12:10 - 13:00
CentralLecture18-29 12:10 - 13:00
CentralLecture18-29 12:10 - 13:00
First Class Week 18, Tuesday, 12:10 - 13:00, Zone: Central. Tuesday lectures are held in Lecture Theatre $ýB&© of the David Hume Tower, George Square. To be assigned to a tutorial, students should come to the English Literature office, Floor 6, David Hume Tower.
Additional information Plus 1 one-hour tutorial per week
Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours:Minutes
Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)3:00
Resit Exam Diet (August)3:00
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
The principal objectives of English Literature 1 are twofold: to enable students to become fluent and confident readers of a variety of literary forms and to develop greater self-awareness in their understanding of the reading process and of critical practice. The work of the second semester, 'Literature and the "literary", c. 1300-1700', introduces students to a variety of pre-modern literary and dramatic modes and examines different understandings of the literary and the function of literature during this period.
Assessment Information
2 essays (up to 2000 words); tutorial assessment; 1 three-hour degree exam. Essays 20% each, Tutorial Assessment 10%, Exam 50%.
Special Arrangements
None
Additional Information
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Syllabus Not entered
Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list Not entered
Study Abroad Not entered
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KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserDr Bill Bell
Tel: (0131 6)50 4283
Email: B.Bell@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Anne Mason
Tel: (0131 6)50 3618
Email: Anne.Mason@ed.ac.uk
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