Undergraduate Course: Naturalist Fiction (ENLI10301)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course will provide an overview of the development of the 'naturalist' style in late-19th/early-20th century fiction. French, Scottish, English and American texts will be studied; much of the focus will be on the ways in which scientific, economic and social ideas may (or may not) become embedded within a specific literary style.
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||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.
** as numbers are limited, visiting students should contact the Visiting Student Section directly for admission to this course **
Course Delivery Information
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| Enhanced critical thinking around a specific area of study. Ability to formulate comparative literacy/cultural arguments.
Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between 'naturalism' and other fictional styles of the period, most especially 'realism'
Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the ways in which literature interacts with other cultural forms such as science, economics and politics, as well as other creative arts
|Course organiser||Dr Keith Hughes
Tel: (0131 6)50 3048
|Course secretary||Ms June Haigh
Tel: (0131 6)50 3620