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

Undergraduate Course: English Literature 1 (ENLI08001)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Literatures, Languages and Cultures CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits40 ECTS Credits20
Summaryi) An introduction to some of the key stylistic and conceptual aspects that are central to the study of English literature.

ii) A study of the historical development of both literary theory and the concept of the 'literary' from 1300-1700.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Students MUST NOT also be taking Scottish Literature 1 (ENLI08016)
Other requirements No students are permitted to audit this class
Additional Costs Purchase of course books
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisites-
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2020/21, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  400
Course Start Full Year
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 400 ( Lecture Hours 66, Seminar/Tutorial Hours 22, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 304 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 40 %, Coursework 60 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) One essay of 2,500 words in Semester 1;
one close reading exercise (1,500 words);
one essay of 2,500 words in Semester 2;
tutorial assessment.
Class work 60%; degree exam 40%.
Feedback Not entered
Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours & Minutes
Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)3:00
Resit Exam Diet (August)3:00
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. 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 course is divided into two sections. The first, 'Literature: Forms and Practices', concentrates on issues of genre categorisation, form, and questions historical and theoretical context; it will help students to develop close reading skills and encourage an awareness of the environments in which texts are produced. The second, '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.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Course URL https://www.ed.ac.uk/literatures-languages-cultures/english-literature/undergraduate/current/pre-honours/english-literature-1
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Additional Class Delivery Information Three one-hour lectures plus a one-hour tutorial per week
KeywordsEnglish Literature
Contacts
Course organiserDr Carole Jones
Tel: (0131 6)50 3068
Email: Carole.Jones@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMr Michael Butler
Tel: (0131 6)51 1513
Email: michael.butler@ed.ac.uk
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