Undergraduate Course: The Novels of Jane Austen (LLLG07014)
|School||Centre for Open Learning
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This is a for-credit course offered by the Office of Lifelong Learning (OLL); only students registered with OLL should be enrolled.
Jane Austen has become a canonical figure within literature and a much loved author by the reading public, the literary critics and many filmmakers. However, this has allowed for a specific, almost standardised ¿reading¿ of her characters and even Austen herself. Join this class to discuss all six of her novels, challenge established views and discover what makes them so enduring.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| By the end of this course, students should be able to:
¿ go beyond immediate opinions about Austen¿s novels to the production of well-informed and supported arguments;
¿ critically assess the importance of recurring themes within the novels;
¿ explain the importance of a historical and cultural context regarding the novels and on the way they influence one¿s reading;
¿ compare and contrast Austen¿s literary practice from the first to the last novel.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Ms Rachael King
|Course secretary||Ms Kameliya Skerleva
Tel: (0131 6)51 1855