Undergraduate Course: English Literature 2 (ENLI08003)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||The Scope of Literature: the study of a range of literature written between 1700 and 1950, with an emphasis on 1) literary kinds, movements and contexts, and 2) a variety of claims regarding literature?s capacities and limits.
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Visiting students should usually have at least 1 introductory level English Literature course at grade B or above (or be predicted to obtain this) for entry to this course. We will only consider University/College level courses.
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2019/20, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 66,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 22,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||4 essays (2,000 words at 10% each) (40%);
plus tutorial assessment (each worth 5%) for both semesters (10%);
= Class work 50%;
3-hour sit-down degree examination = 50%.
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||3:00|
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||3:00|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Students will gain an understanding of the historical development of literature within national cultural contexts;
- a grasp of the development of theoretical approaches to literature and criticism;
- an understanding of the ways in which literature can be explored through associated disciplines such as history, philosophy, and the literatures of other languages
|Course organiser||Dr Alexandra Lawrie
Tel: (0131 6)50 8968
|Course secretary||Ms Sheila Strathdee
Tel: (0131 6)50 3619