Undergraduate Course: Scottish Literature 1 (VS2) (ENLI08018)
|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||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 2020/21, 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)
||A close reading exercise (1,500 words) submitted Week 5 (20%);
Essay (2,500 words) submitted in Week 10 (30%);
Tutorial assessment mark for Semester 2 (10%);
Additional Essay (2,500 words) for Visiting Students here for Semester 2 only (in place of the degree exam taken by full-year students), submitted during the April-May final assessment period (40%).
|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||Dr David Salter
Tel: (0131 6)50 3055
|Course secretary||Miss Helene Thomsen
Tel: (0131 6)50 3618