Undergraduate Course: Critical Practice: Prose (ENLI10112)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||The course will examine a range of English prose and narrative forms. It will examine issues including: the rise of the novel and narrative history; distinctions between story and discourse; realism; narrators and narrative 'frames'; free indirect style and other means of transcribing consciousness; irony and tone; temporality, structure and form; genre; fictionality and metafiction. The implications of such issues for primary critical analysis will be demonstrated and explored.
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites|| A MINIMUM of 4 college/university level literature courses at grade B or above (should include no more than one introductory level literature course). Related courses such as civilisation or other interdisciplinary classes, Freshman Year Seminars or composition/creative writing classes/workshops are not considered for admission to this course. Applicants should also note that, as with other popular courses, meeting the minimum does NOT guarantee admission. In making admissions decisions preference will be given to students who achieve above the minimum requirement with the typical visiting student admitted to this course having 4 literature classes at grade A.
** as numbers are limited, visiting students should contact the Visiting Student Office directly for admission to this course **
** Please note, this course is a 10 credit course and consists of lecture/workshops only **
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2020/21, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 10,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Assessment part 1 (40%) submitted mid-semester;
Assessment part 2 (60%) submitted at end of semester.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Students will acquire understanding and knowledge of a wide range of prose and narrative modes, along with awareness of critical and analytic tactics applicable to them, and experience of ways these may be effectively deployed.
- Critical and analytic proficiency and interpretative skills in the areas of prose and narrative should be accordingly enhanced.
|Course organiser||Dr Ken Millard
Tel: (0131 6)50 8304
|Course secretary||Ms Sheila Strathdee
Tel: (0131 6)50 3619