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CO1001   The Nineteenth-Century Novel

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 7

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: 1.00 pm

This module introduces students to the study of Comparative Literature through nineteenth-century novels from France, Germany, Italy, Russia, Spain and the UK. All the texts will be read in English translation.The aim of the module is to introduce students to a representative and canonical range of fictional works, with focus on one literary genre - the novel - and one over-arching theme. The theme will change depending on staff availability, but for the immediate future will be 'The Novel of Adultery'. Lecturers, seminar leaders and secondary criticism will all model a variety of comparative approaches for students and promote discussion of the discipline.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 3 lectures, 1 seminar, 1 optional surgery hour.

Scheduled learning hours: 40

Guided independent study hours: 160

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework = 50%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 50%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 50%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module teaching staff: Team taught