Undergraduate Course: Scottish Literature 1 (VS2) (ENLI08018)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Part-year visiting students only
|Summary||An introduction to the study of literature, in particular questions of genre, form, and interpretation, with texts drawn from a variety of historical periods and literary modes. (ii) This module will explore the relationship between national identity and literature by focussing on four important historical and cultural periods (the medieval; the eighteenth century; the late Victorian and Modernist; the contemporary). The course will trace and question the ways in which Scottish writers (including Dunbar, Scott, Hogg, Stevenson, Gibbon) have expressed affinity, difference, and dissent from both national and international artistic contexts.
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Part-year visiting students only (VV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 36,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 12,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||close reading exercise (1,500 words) 15%;
essay (2,500 words) 25%;
plus tutorial assessment 10%
= Class work 50%;
Additional final essay for Visiting Students here for Semester 2 only (in place of the degree exam) 50%.
|No Exam Information
| Students who successfully complete the course will develop an understanding of the development of a particular historical period of Scottish literature.
|Course organiser||Prof Greg Walker
|Course secretary||Ms Sheila Strathdee
Tel: (0131 6)50 3619