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

Undergraduate Course: English Literature 2 (ENLI08003)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Literatures, Languages and Cultures CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits40 ECTS Credits20
SummaryThe course introduces a range of literature written in the three hundred years since 1700, with an emphasis on 1) literary kinds, movements, periods and contexts, and 2) a variety of claims regarding literature's formal capacities and limits.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Students MUST have passed: English Literature 1 (ENLI08001) OR Scottish Literature 1 (ENLI08016)
Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Students MUST NOT also be taking Scottish Literature 2 (ENLI08004)
Other requirements None
Additional Costs Essential course texts
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesVisiting 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? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2020/21, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  302
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 50 %, Coursework 50 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) 4 essays:
2 close readings at 20% each
2 comparative essays at 30% each


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. Demonstrate an understanding of the historical development of literature within its cultural contexts
  2. Produce close readings that show understanding of formal techniques and the relationship between language, structure, genre and theme
  3. Critically evaluate and compare texts with reference to appropriate primary and secondary evidence
  4. Develop individual writing skills and autonomous group work skills
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Course URL https://www.ed.ac.uk/literatures-languages-cultures/english-literature/undergraduate/current/pre-honours/english-literature-2
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Additional Class Delivery Information Lectures and tutorials
KeywordsEnglish Literature 2
Contacts
Course organiserDr Anna Vaninskaya
Tel: (0131 6)50 4284
Email: avaninsk@exseed.ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs June Cahongo
Tel: (0131 6)50 3620
Email: J.Cahongo@ed.ac.uk
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