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Undergraduate | GRF-LHS241 | 2024

Gothic Afterlives

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Start dates
4 Mar 2024
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks

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Gothic Afterlives

About this subject

  • After successfully completing this course you should be able to:

    1. exercise new competencies in research and analysis acquired through literary, screen and cultural study of the course's wide-ranging texts and contexts.
    2. apply skills in critical interpretation to past and present cultural and literary debates.
    3. better communicate historical and theoretical concepts in both oral and written form by having practiced these skills in class and assessment items
    4. develop a greater understanding of the profound impact on contemporary culture by eighteenth and nineteenth century fictions, their genealogies of taste and rational explanation of the irrational.
    5. develop a historical understanding of transformations of concepts of genre and literary value that shape modern theoretical and institutional controversies.
    6. gain a greater understanding of the historical and often hierarchical deployment concepts of culture, nation, progress, reason and superstition, literary and aesthetic value.

Entry requirements


Assumed knowledge of essay writing and critical interpretation.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Bachelor of Arts

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