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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures : Lifelong Learning (LLC)

Undergraduate Course: Booker Prize Novels 3 (LLLG07019)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Literatures, Languages and Cultures CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryThis is a for-credit course offered by the Office of Lifelong Learning (OLL); only students registered with OLL should be enrolled.

This course aims to look at winners of the prestigious Booker Prize. Our texts for this year will be William Golding┐s novel about human savagery Rites of Passage, Graham Swift┐s touching Last Orders and DBC Pierre┐s black comedy, Vernon God Little. We will also discuss Margaret Atwood┐s complex novel-within-a-novel, The Blind Assassin and finish up in India for Ruth Prawer Jhabvala┐s iconic Heat and Dust. Come along and discuss these novels in a relaxed atmosphere.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
By the end of this course, students should be able to:
┐ discuss texts confidently;
┐ assess literature based, to a certain extent, on their own close reading;
┐ place literature in its historical context;
┐ understand the various issues which affect the awarding of literary prizes.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserDr Caroline Bamford
Tel: (0131 6)50 4322
Email: Caroline.Bamford@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Diane Mcmillan
Tel: (0131 6)50 6912
Email: D.McMillan@ed.ac.uk
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