- Code ENGL6020
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject English
- Areas of interest Literature
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Ian Higgins
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
First Semester 2016
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A study of selected poetry, prose and drama from the late 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. This course involves the analysis of literary works and investigation of germane contexts (literary, social and political). Authors to be studied will include Shakespeare, Donne, Marvell, Milton, Rochester, Behn, Dryden, Swift, Pope, Gay and Johnson.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon Successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Apply knowledge of the historical and cultural contexts of the literature of this period to some major authors, works, and genres
- Identify key elements that are distinctive to the artistic achievement of early modern writers
- Reflect and write analytically about the literary texts and their contexts
- Develop their own skills of literary critical analysis
- Understand and successfully deploy a range of terms and concepts integral to literary studies.
Indicative Assessment2000 word essay (40%) (LO 1, 2, 3, 4)
2000 word essay (40%) (LO 1, 2, 3, 4)
1000 word critical analysis (20%) (LO5)
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Workload130 hours across the semester, comprised of 1 x 1.5 hour lecture and 1 x 1 hour tutorial, plus 7.5 hours of associated study each week.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Prescribed TextsThe Norton Anthology of English Literature, Ninth Edition, Volume B The Sixteenth/The Early Seventeenth Century and Volume C The Restoration and The Eighteenth Century.
Preliminary ReadingShakespeare, Twelfth Night
As per prescribed texts
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3968||15 Feb 2016||26 Feb 2016||31 Mar 2016||27 May 2016||In Person||N/A|