English: Texts and Traditions
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- 21 Feb 2022
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Upon completion of this subject, the students should be able to:
- Analyse literary and screen texts from a range of genres (poetry, drama, film, short fiction, novels).
- Demonstrate understanding of key topics in literary studies examined during the semester by producing detailed close readings of selected texts.
- Construct an argument supported by: evidence from selected texts engagement with secondary sources.
- Communicate through written work that adheres to conventions of written english and observes scholarly conventions for referencing and presentation.
- Twelfth Night
- Romantic Poetry
- “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner”
- Research skills workshop
- “The Garden Party”
- “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”
- Writing skills workshop
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Why are certain texts regarded as classics within the English literary canon and how do we encounter them today? This subject considers the importance of tradition to the ways we value, understand and circulate popular and literary texts. Students who successfully complete this subject will have built knowledge of key critical frameworks through which texts can be read and contextualised, and developed introductory skills in academic research on which to base further work in literary studies, including creative writing and screen studies.
- Short Tasks (30%)
- Research Essay (30%)
- Research Essay (40%)
Current study term: 20 Feb 22 to 29 May 22
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