Undergraduate Course: Literature and Ecology (LLLG07015)
|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.
This course will examine some of the finest literary writing on the natural world from an environmental perspective. The course ranges from the horticultural religion of Andrew Marvell, through early environmental anxieties in Wordsworth and Coleridge and revolutionary re-appraisals of man¿s place in the nature order from Darwin and Thoreau, to the magnificent ecological writing of Steinbeck and Atwood.
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:
¿ discuss the basic tenets of eco-criticism;
¿ explain the special concerns of this approach;
¿ apply techniques of eco-criticism to the works studied on the course.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Caroline Bamford
Tel: (0131 6)50 4322
|Course secretary||Ms Marie Craft
Tel: (0131 6)50 3943