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98 modules found
  1. EN1003 - Culture and Conflict: An Introduction to Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Literature

    In this module students are introduced to a range of texts, in prose and verse, from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Emphasis is laid upon (i) close reading; (ii) the…

  2. EN1004 - Explorers and Revolutionaries: Literature 1680 - 1830

    This module introduces a range of works from the period 1680-1830. Looking at travel, colonialism, and different constructions of man's natural estate in the early eighteenth…

  3. EN1901 - Reading English

    In this module students are introduced to a small number of texts, in prose and verse, from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Emphasis is laid on (i) practical criticism,…

  4. EN2003 - Medieval and Renaissance Texts

    In this module students will learn to read early forms of English language and literature, using specially edited texts from Old English, Middle English and Older Scots. In the…

  5. EN2004 - Drama: Reading and Performance

    This module is designed to provide an introduction to a small number of representative plays from the Renaissance period and from the twentieth century. Special emphasis will be…

  6. EN2901 - Comedy in English Literature

    This module builds on the work of EN1901 (Reading English) to give extended and deeper understanding of major literary texts, in drama, verse and prose, from the sixteenth century …

  7. EN3111 - Beowulf

    This module introduces students to one of the strangest works of medieval literature, Beowulf. The hero's struggles against monsters, and the text's depiction of pagan…

  8. EN3111 - Beowulf

    This module introduces students to one of the strangest works of medieval literature, Beowulf. The hero's struggles against monsters, and the text's depiction of pagan…

  9. EN3113 - Older Scots Literature to 1560

    This module introduces students to the lively but little-known world of literature in Older Scots before the cultural watershed of the 1560 Reformation. Works to be studied…

  10. EN3141 - Tragedy in the Age of Shakespeare

    This course explores a range of dramatic and non-dramatic tragedy produced in Renaissance England, in dialogue with classical, early modern, and contemporary theories of genre.…