This course is no longer required for admission to English Honours.
This course spans an historical era of enormous range and significance: from the French Revolution in 1789 to the mid-twentieth century; from Romanticism to Modernism and after. This is a vast literary-historical panorama, and yet there are many discernible, essential and vital continuities between the writers and texts on this course. These major writers and especially challenging texts have been amongst the most influential of all in setting the agenda for modern literary practice in our language, as well as for modern conceptions and theories of literature. Writers studied will include Wordsworth, Byron, Yeats, Eliot and Joyce.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to:
- Apply knowledge of the historical and cultural contexts of the literature of the Romantic, Victorianand Modernist eras to some major authors, works and genres
- Identify key elements that are distinctive to literary achievement of writers in the Romantic, Victorian and Modernist periods of British literary history
- Reflect and write analytically about the literary works and their contexts
- Develop their own skills of literacy critical analysis.
Indicative Assessment2000 word essay (50%) (LO 1, 2, 3, 4)
2000 word essay (50%) (LO 1, 2, 3, 4)
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WorkloadOne 1.5 hour lecture, on 1 hour tutorial, and 7.5 hours of associated study time per week.
This course is open to all students but is required for Honours.
Requisite and Incompatibility
The Norton Anthology of English Literature, 8th edn., vol. 2.
Assumed KnowledgeThe knowledge and skills acquired from completing two English courses successfully.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3252||20 Jul 2015||07 Aug 2015||31 Aug 2015||30 Oct 2015||In Person||N/A|