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  • Department: English and Related Literature
  • Module co-ordinator: Information currently unavailable
  • Credit value: 10 credits
  • Credit level: C
  • Academic year of delivery: 2022-23

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Summer Term 2022-23

Module aims

  • to introduce students to a range of critical methods and approaches to a large-scale literary text
  • to enable students to develop skills in close reading, writing and argumentation in relation to that text
  • to consider the historical, cultural, social and political specificity of artistic contexts shaping that work

Module learning outcomes

  • Awareness of a range of critical tools and approaches to literature
  • An understanding of the significance of historical perspectives in the interpretation of literary texts
  • Knowledge and understanding of precise critical terminology and concepts
  • Methods of approaching the particular demands of large scale works.


Task Length % of module mark
Oral presentation/seminar/exam
Oral presentation
N/A 100

Special assessment rules


Additional assessment information

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Task Length % of module mark
Reassessment:1500 word essay
N/A 100

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